My first hour this morning, of course, was spent observing our newborn kid. She continues to nurse little, and we are supplementing with her mother's colostrum (expressed yesterday evening) and new milk (today).
Throughout this hour, the sheep in the pasture continued an incessant crying. I mistakenly assumed they were hollering for a morning portion of grain, until I walked through the gate in the fence to find ...
another new addition to Dry Hollow Farm. Maisey's lamb was born sometime early this morning, probably as I walked to the barn. She came as a surprise for us - healthy, active, and eating well!
This is our story, in real time and in photos. It is neither unique nor unusual nor extraordinary. But it is our story.