Ways you can tell it's lambing season


You're up at all hours, the vet and neighbours are on speed dial and a good night's sleep is defined as having four consecutive hours without having to get up.

Ways you can tell it's lambing season

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You're up at all hours, the vet and neighbours are on speed dial and a good night's sleep is defined as having four consecutive hours without having to get up.

1. You are up at all hours.
You're working all around the clock.

2. You have taken up residence in the ovine maternity unit.

That's your 'bed' and 'couch' for the next number of months.

3. Your non-farmer friends are getting worried and are considering sending out a search party.

You haven't appeared at 'the local' in a little while.

4. Tea, sandwiches and fry-ups are keeping you on your feet.

Brain fuel - you have to keep delivering those lambs.

5. The farm jeep is your second home.
Anytime you attempt to leave the shed, another lamb arrives.

6. The vet and neighbours are on speed dial.

Lambing a flock of ewes is a collective effort.

7. You don't know what day of the week it is.

You're in a bit of a daze!

8. A good night's sleep is defined as having four consecutive hours without having to get up.

Something that is nothing easy to obtain during peak season.

9. You keep your friends up-to-date with the flock's progress by posting photos online.

The odd occasional snap of your triplets and quads are posted on Snapchat and Facebook!

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