Wednesday, 1 April 2009

beautiful mama's.......

indulge me whilst i gasp at our beautiful Boreray Ewes...
all hopefully with a beautiful lamb nestling inside.......




the time is coming for these sweet babes to enter the world and take a peek at their new life here at Sea House...
a place where they will be loved, looked after, want for nothing and live out their days....





our first babies, our first time being responsible for our own lambs and not just assisting with someone else's

a big responsibility which we are both looking forward to, but are both very nervous about...
our six girls have become very important to us - a marker of our new life in Scotland, our first livestock......
yes we are nervous
but we will hopefully be prepared to welcome new tiny soul's in to our hearts




it just makes me want to skip for joy!
we have not had any of the pregnancies confirmed as we want to avoid any stress on our girls - sheep will easily abort their young :(
instead we have been closely watching as six bellies have swelled, appetites increased and sleep time lengthened.......
.... hoping that it is not just an extra layer of fleece!

if our calculations are correct then lambing should start in about 4 - 5 weeks time, each girl should have been tupped by the marvelous Rodders within the space of a week so maybe, just maybe, if we are really lucky all babes will arrive safe and sound within a week, in time for two special visitors who are coming to stay xx
if our calculations are wrong then do not fear my sweet mama and dad - we will have plenty of surgical gloves in stock so you can lend a hand :)

t x

13 comments:

Poshyarns said...

Oh how exciting for you, fingers crossed that all goes smoothly and I look forward to seeing lots of gorgeous lamb pictures.

trashalou said...

How exciting! Does this make me an Auntie?

Jane said...

what beautiful sheep i do hope they have lambs. Em loves sheep - we are always sheep spotting and in the spring we have to stop and look at the lambs. Jane

Lyn said...

Oh how lovely, lams are so funny. Fingers crossed everything goes well for you and the sheep!

Lyn said...

I MUST read my comments BEFORE I post them- I meant Lambs not lams-
Sorry
Lyn
x

pebbledash said...

Aren't your girls beautiful? Can't wait to see the lambs...

And loved yesterday's post...and all those sunday portraits of your gang.
D x

Alex Mason said...

Its so exciting! Hope it all goes well xx

mollycupcakes said...

Aww well done honey, we're be keeping our fingers, legs, arms and eyes crossed for the safe arrival of tiny little lambs.
How amazing to see that, wow.
They will be so small and all warm and cosy.
Wishing you and the girls the very best of luck sweetie.
Daisy sends you both a big hug and thank you for her birthday wishes, she had a fabulous time.
I've done a blog about it all, hop on over and have a little look.
Lots of love,
Catherine x

Tea with Willow said...

How exciting! The ladies look so lovely and healthy - hope all goes well, I'll be watching your blog with anticipation for the new arrivals!

Willow xx

Katie twinkles said...

ah, but have you got the colustrum ready??

Those sheep are gorgeous and no doubt will be moaning about their waistlines soon...

It's sooooo exciting. x

Kitty said...

Oooh how exciting ... we shall all be Lamb Aunties! Hope it all goes well. x

tracysmum said...

i cant wait to help out,i might even find it hard to leave without one! do you think Dad would notice an extra bag when we leave?
Dionne would love it. xxx
All fingers and toes crossed for you and stephen.
love you.
Mummy.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Love Honor Disobey said...

ewe are one lucky gal...and i love ewe very much! x