They are more or less waiting now. They'll begin to give birth sometime next week. Maybe while they quietly chew their cud, they are savouring these last peaceful days.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
As the sun warmed the grass this morning, several ewes settled down in the side yard. They are ruminating -- chewing over their previous meal. It's a kind of processing most of us can identify with. Rumination may not be very useful for people, but it seems restful for sheep.
Labels: wild island sheep