The life and times of Jenny Holden: Wildlife Consultant, freelance writer, wilderness addict and novice shepherd.
Saturday, 7 August 2010
Those lambs are getting big now. Their poor mums are getting lifted off the ground when they suckle.
It will very soon be time for them to go it alone so that the ewes have time to recover.
Tolly will be coming out with the tup lambs and keeping them in order while the girls get some quality time (and feed) to themselves. He has done a great job leading the flock and putting a few dogs in their place (the hazards of having your sheep neighbouring a footpath. Grrr!
But in the middle of all this will be a bit of a change. More about that over the next few weeks...
"What do you think she can mean?"
Until then admire the sheep and the view (in that order!).