"I'm sorry you're sad, but I just wanted to remind you, as one of the "girls" who've had to leave your protection, that we tend to leave strong and only get stronger. But we never forget the little shepherdess that got us started. You've given those ewes the best head start they could ask for, and another home will only be a new adventure for them to thrive in"
has become a "three-fer"...
It seems she's one of those "induced ovulators". White Night's break ins to the ewe paddock (a couple of weeks ago) apparently induced Flash to ovulate and Sheltering Pines Crescent Moon was more than happy (2 weeks later) to satisfy her desires by plowing through 7 strands of electric fence to get to her when she stood on the other side of said 7 strands of electric fence, batting her eyelashes and wagging her tail...
So, there will be lambs (somewhere!) in late October! Beautiful babies. Probably twins. With incredible, fine, soft, long stapled fleece, sired by an HST ram ~ Sheltering Pines Crescent Moon. Not a bad deal for Someone!...
If you want to be on the fast track to HST, consider:
LITTLE RED OAK SERENDIPITY"
Sera gave me beautiful, twin HST ewe lambs last year. I'm keeping one of them.
Sera has wonderful conformation and a soft, silky, intermediate fleece. Her tail is quite woolly but the correct shape and an acceptable length and both of her lambs had nice tails. This is one, beautiful ewe!