... There's this stupid Internet phenomenon of posting the word, "First!" in the comments below a 'blog post. Well, if Howling Hill Farm Babies 2017 was a 'blog post, and these lambs were so inclined, they'd get to post it.
These were actually born two days ago, but their maiden mom, a Babydoll Southdown ewe named Salt, needed a little bit of help learning mothering, and so I held off posting them. She's now figured it out beautifully, though, so here they are. These are our first lambs by their sire, spotted Babydoll Southdown ram Ike. They didn't get the spots (not surprisingly, as I believe the gene to be recessive), but they do have a white spot on their foreheads which I believe to indicate that they carry the spotting gene. Oh, and did I mention that these are twin ewe lambs?
K writes this stuff, for some reason that has yet to become apparent.