Sarah Jane Humke

The life of a traveling, reading, writing, spining and knitting shepherdess.

Currently I am feeling much like Captain Kirk in the famous Star Trek episode where the cute and cuddly tribbles overrun the Starship Enterprise.  I have lots and lots of cute and cuddly, and they are everywhere.  Lambs can easily fit between the bars of the cattle panels that I use for the sheep pen, …

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Twenty.  Twenty lambs out of twelve ewes.  That’s a 166.7% lambing average.  Which is phenomenal for me. Last night it was Hettie having a set of ewe/ram-dark/white twins. They are healthy and happy and as my dad likes to say, “Goers”. This morning it was Diana’s turn to have her first lamb, a very healthy …

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On Friday evening Deb had a wonderful single ram lamb.  Now, I typically withhold judgement about lambs born until they are a little, or a lot, larger.  But I have to say that this little guy looks amazing.  And before people start asking why I say this, it’s because he has a super uniform fleece, …

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Last night we had another set of twins born to Prudence.  Once again a black and white combo (it’s like a bunch of Oreo cookies around here honestly!).  They were born very quickly as I was doing chores.  I walked by her on the way in and noticed that she was off by herself in …

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