Category Archives: Sheep

May Critter Update

Halfway through May, the lambs are over two months old, Molly’s kids are a month and half old, and Tillia’s a month. It’s an appropriate time to check in on the little babes and see how they’re coming along: The … Continue reading

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Rogue Valley Earth Day 2011

The White Oak crew had a table at RVED 2011 on April 23rd. The day was overcast and chilly, and rather than bring our usual bucket-o-cob much to the chagrin of clay-stained parents and children alike, we opted to bring … Continue reading

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Getting Out

We ran Gabby and the lambs to the near pasture today, partially to give Gabby a break from being pushed up against a wall and forced to nurse her princess of a daughter (who to our knowledge does not nurse … Continue reading

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Hitting the bottle

Our beloved little ewe has just not taken to nursing like her two brothers, and we’re dancing on a thin line as we try to coax her to nurse but know that we have to supplement her diet so that … Continue reading

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Baa baa black sheep

The lambs are already growing so quickly! There was a little scare with one of the boys, who was born with inverted eyelids (entropion) – the fear is that if they continued to develop incorrectly he could have caught an … Continue reading

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New Arrivals

After a couple of anxious days waiting for Gabby to go into labor, she delivered three healthy lambs this morning. She was obviously uncomfortable around 8 AM, but once she went into labor the entire process took around 45 minutes. … Continue reading

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