This blog is about the Dotson family and their Shetland and Icelandic sheep among other things that go on in their lives. We have sheep for sale if you are interested in a pet, fiber animal, or new ram. Please leave comments or like us on our Facebook farm page- Hidaway Farms.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
We're Almost There!
Two to go...Moonpie (Icelandic) will definitely be sooner than later. Cinderella will probably be later.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tuesday evening we noticed that Sprinkles was exhibiting signs of the beginning of labor. After much watching, leaving, watching, we realized that she wasn't making much progress. Around 12:22 Wednesday morning we knew we were going to have to intervene. When I checked her I found a tail...breech baby. We successfully delivered a beautiful spotted ram lamb and within 10 minutes another spotted ram lamb emerged. There guys have flock sire potential in my book. Pictures forthcoming.
2 Shetlands to lamb and 1 Icelandic...
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Friday, April 12, 2013
Southern Ladies Arrive!
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Monday, April 8, 2013
Welcoming Little Lambs in 2013
Next due date around Wednesday, the 10th...
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Waiting, Watching, Waiting...
Middle- Moonpie (Icelandic)
Front- Nala and Cinderella
Who are we waiting on? Amelia bred to Sycamore Farms Duramax (Max)
Abigail bred to Max
Nala bred to Max
Cinderella bred to Hidaway Farms Cedar
Heartthrob bred to Cedar
Ruth bred to Cedar
Shania bred to Max
Gina bred to Max
Sprinkles bred to Max
Electra bred to Max
Moonpie bred to Sheldon (Icelandics from Tennessee)
Tomorrow begins 146 days that we thought we saw some ruffled wool. So from tomorrow until the end of April...we watch. All but one should go within the next two weeks!
A Shepherd's Christmas is coming...Anticipation!!
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