By Debbie Apple
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Spring is always the time for new beginnings and we have had our share at River Cottage Farm.  On the ground and running are twenty one lambs from our flock of sheep.  Here is a sampling of this year’s brood.  My only black lamb this year came as part of a set, one black and one white but a pair of healthy girls.  We hope to have at least 60 lambs galloping around our farms by the time summer fully hits.

This year Brayden learned to shear sheep and the girls look …well…interesting.  Shearing sheep is incredibly hard work, I physically can’t do it. Even just the shears are too heavy for me to hold for more than a couple of minutes.  Here are a couple of glamor shots of the sheep after their coiffure.

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