|The ligaments are either side of the tail
They've both had a trim around the rear end. This is so that the kids can find the teats but also because lambing can be a messy business
|Still a bit hairy around the udder
By about day 10 or 12 they will still be suckling but only for about 15 hours a day. At night the kids will be penned separately next to their mothers who will then be milked in the morning only. No milk to heat, no bottles to fill and no midnight feeding.
This is slightly irrelevant but I thought I'd share it with you.... Many years ago when I worked on a farm in Ontario there was an advertising jingle for Carnation Milk that went something like this......." No tits to pull, no hay to pitch, just punch a hole in the sonofabitch...I like Carnation Milk".
Once heard never forgotten, perhaps Canadian readers over 70 will remember it?