Yup, that was on Wednesday....warm, sunny, birds singing, bees buzzing......you get the picture. Spring was here. A description of today sounds as though winter is here to stay........gray, cloudy, cold, spitting snow, windy......not the same picture, huh?
We're back to reality with a thud in central Kentucky. Our lovely spring weather has gone elsewhere. I kept the ewes and lambs confined to the barn all day yesterday and the ewes were not happy with me. They wanted a taste of that tender, newly green grass. If I had opened the doors, they would have been outside in a flash, but it was just too cold and wet for the lambs. Today I relented and let them all go out to stretch their legs for a while. The lambs ran and ran and ran around the pasture, so I supposed they kept themselves warm enough. Unfortunately, the forecast calls for pretty much the same cruddy weather for the next several days. There may be a mutiny in the barn before the sun comes out again.
When we were deciding on which version of the barn cam we wanted, I thought seriously about getting one with audio capabilities. You all should be very glad I didn't go that route. Every time I walk into the barn it becomes unbearably noisy. I'm seen as the keeper of the food and I'm greeted with a cacophony of sound. (painfully loud and unpleasant) At this time of year, the ewes are ravenous. All they want to do is eat....all the time. Hmmm...that reminds me of someone else around here.