[Jacob-list] Horn buds
patchworkfibers at alltel.net
Sun Apr 16 15:51:07 EDT 2006
Once again, I have been corrected by my flock of extremely opinionated sheep. Just so I'd know, Rosemary presented me with a ram lamb with four very visually obvious horn buds. I have one more ewe left to lamb and I imagine she will present me with bright purple lambs.
Registered Jacob Sheep, Angora Rabbits, Handspun Yarn
On Fri, 31 Mar 2006 18:58:02 -0500, Linda wrote:
> I've never seen a two horned ram lamb born that didn't have
> developed horn buds that were obvious at birth. I'm not great at
> predicting horns on just born lambs, but if I see horn buds at
> birth on a ram - he's two horned. If I can feel horns on a ewe
> lamb within a week of birth, she's a two horned. I do grain so
> that may be part of it.
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