Good Mother was in heaven today. This five-year-0ld ewe who has always been a wonderful and easy lamber and mother, had a difficult end of pregnancy this season. She had a hard time getting up and moving around the past two days. This morning Maybe lambed and Good Mother was still in the barn and really wanted to adopt Maybe’s lambs. She even let one nurse on her. This is very unusual and not a good idea, but in this case it may have been a blessing. Nursing can stimulate labor and a short while later, Good Mother went into labor outside the barn and delivered triplets. Two boys and a girl, and Good Mother was so happy–loving the sudden chaos of a big and rambunctious family!

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