Yes. Sheep. Soon.

April 11, 2010 at 2:15 am 7 comments

Today The Man and I went up to Marietta Shetlands in Bellingham, to see all their little lambs- and two little guys in particular.

These two cuties are going to be my first sheeps!

Meet Franklin

Franklin

And Franklin’s little spotty butt

Franklin's Butt

(look at those curls!)

and Felix

IMG_2187

Franklin and Felix are twins. Here’s Franklin with their mama, Violet

Violet and Franklin

And here are some of the other little Shetland babies, Wicket and Chrissy

Wicket

And Ruby

Robin

John said that the little boys will be ready to leave their momma in early June.
I’m so excited.

I’m finally going to have sheep!

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Christine  |  April 11, 2010 at 2:52 am

    They are adorable! Congratulations. They will bring so much entertainment and joy. You’ll love them.

    Reply
  • 2. Michelle  |  April 11, 2010 at 4:02 am

    Looks like you don’t need a white sheep after all — you have two picked out already! Congratulations! Do you still want a fleece sample from Dinah when I FINALLY get around to skirting it?

    Reply
    • 3. sheepsclothing  |  April 11, 2010 at 4:11 am

      Yeah, guess I’m all set on white now. Still seeking other colors though!

      Reply
  • 4. Michelle  |  April 11, 2010 at 4:22 am

    Well, I am closely watching both Bodhran (jet black; mother has no iset to speak of at age 8) and Blake (hopefully moorit, but could be slower-greying musket) as polled ram prospects. One or the other (or possibly both) may be available as wethers, depending on how they turn out.

    Reply
  • 5. Jody van Dooijewaard  |  April 11, 2010 at 1:21 pm

    I am so excited and happy for you!!
    It’s very hard for me not to have my sheep outside my door (they are a 10 minute drive from me). How wonderful for you!!

    Reply
  • 6. Beverly Haase  |  April 12, 2010 at 1:00 am

    Yes!! The kids will be making me crazy now to come see the petting zoo.

    Reply
  • 7. thecrazysheeplady  |  April 12, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Very cute! Love the spots :-).

    Reply

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