Yesterday started like any other, with a check of the ewes and lambs now outside. This time, it was me who had the job to do, so I took Little Pip with me.
She’s still a little nervous of the quad, but she stayed in the front box well, and watched the sheep go by.
Those big ears came in handy.
Among the flock, I spotted Lily, who is now huge.
She was with mum, Tilly.
The lambs in this flock are the oldest ones – it seems ages since we had lamb family number nine – we’re nearly at 200!
After the sheep had all been checked, Little Pip and myself headed to the garden, to teach her a very important command – “through the tunnel”.
It took Pip no time at all to work out what to do.
“Through the tunnel, Pip.”
Whenever she was looking through the tunnel at me, she looked gorgeous!
Her ears still can’t make their mind up.
That afternoon, I took all three dogs for a run. (They did the running – not me).
Ben got a slap in the face:
Sheila got angry (again):
Pip watched stuff happen:
Oh, the madness of it all!
I found out where Pip got her shy look from.
The dogs did some running.
Ben watched me…
…In between bouts of getting mobbed.
Yeah… he gets mobbed a lot.
Pip trying to get in on the action:
Ben’s discoved that he can pull on Sheila’s collar:
Ben gets mobbed again:
He’s down (and still holding on to Sheila’s collar)!
Pip doesn’t really like Ben – maybe it’s because he keeps doing this:
Ben was very happy because he found himself a nice bone.
We went back to the blue trailer:
And I took some photos of Jack in the yard.
What a busy day!
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