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Teeswater lambs now posted for sale

by Margaret on June 20, 2015

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We have finally had a chance to photograph and post our first set of Teeswater lambs for sale. We had a total of 17 high percentage Teeswaters or Teeswater crosses this year, and have selected 6 to sell, including some lambs produced via artificial insemination. Email us for current prices and availability.

852 - ram lamb

847 - ewe lamb

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We started lambing in the last week of January, and are currently at 52 lambs — with only 4 ewes left to lamb.  Here are a few of them.   Some are available, some are already reserved and some are not for sale. We haven’t really entirely decided which is which yet, but things will become clearer as they grow.

We normally have more pictures posted earlier, but the weather here has been, in a word, harsh, especially in terms of temperature. It’s much harder to take good pictures when it is -15 or -20 F. We’re hoping April will bring some warmer temps, but until then, all of these lambs are out with their moms with access to a deep, south facing three-sided shed, and handling it well. The spectacle of “lamb gangs” bouncing around the thawing barnyard and pasture is a sight that gives us faith spring is indeed coming.

 

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Spring fleeces now being added!

April 3, 2015

We have several  natural colored Romney fleeces, white and natural colored Bluefaced Leicester fleeces and the first 2014 Teeswater / Teeswater cross fleeces are now available.

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New pelts just posted-great for Christmas

December 7, 2014

We have just posted three new pelts, all are tanned washable. These are beautiful and make great gifts, for yourself or someone special.

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