Another set of twins!

Wednesday morning we went out to do our morning chores.  We have been keeping a close eye on Astrid as she has been showing signs that she was getting close.  Astrid had a few bites of the alfalfa that we put out, but when it came time for the grain she just wasn't interested.  We decided to keep an eye on her through the morning and headed to the chicken house to finish up the chores.  We were just about there when we heard a strange sound from the sheep shed.  By the time we finished the chicken chores and headed back to the sheep shed the first of the twins was already on the ground.

 This is Georgiana, she is a black ewe our of Astrid x Gunter.  Bingley and Caroline are checking out the new addition.  Anik, the llama, has already been in to give her a good sniff.

This is Georgiana, she is a black ewe our of Astrid x Gunter.  Bingley and Caroline are checking out the new addition.  Anik, the llama, has already been in to give her a good sniff.

About 45 minutes later our next little addition joined the party.  In keeping with our naming theme this year, we now have Georgiana who weighed in at 9.2 lbs and her brother Darcy, who weighed in in 12.6 lbs!  That would be good weights for singles, let alone a set of twins!  When we untrasounded Astrid back in December, we could clearly see two sacs, and we could see a small third sac.  She probably started off with triplets, but the vet warned with the size of the third sac we would probably end up with a set of twins.  This did turn our to be the case, but with the size of the twins, I think Astrid was happy with two.  :-)

 Little Georgina and her new brother Darcy.  Darcy is trying to figure out how this whole milk thing works.  And yes, that is one of the placeta that Astrid is passing.  Yeah, we keep it real around here.  :-

Little Georgina and her new brother Darcy.  Darcy is trying to figure out how this whole milk thing works.  And yes, that is one of the placeta that Astrid is passing.  Yeah, we keep it real around here.  :-

 We will finish this post with a beautiful picture of the mama's and lambs in the morning light.

We will finish this post with a beautiful picture of the mama's and lambs in the morning light.