Meet "Galway" and "Kinnell", Godiva and Pentland's twin moorit lambs, named after American poet Galway Kinnell. They were born early May 9, some time previous to the 5:00 am check , and both are doing well. Galway is a ram who carries spots and looks like he will be mioget, while Kinnell is a rich, solid moorit ewe, same color as the molasses water in her mom's pink pail. Godiva had them feeding and cleaned up by the time we checked on them--what a good mom! We got everyone fed and situaited and then left for the day to visit my mom in Eau Claire and run some errands. It rained nearly all day, so the grass is getting green, even in the browner parts of the pasture that got very dry last fall.
Jeanne Dukerschein loves animals and also has enjoyed lifelong interests in fiber arts, nature, and writing. In 2006, she learned to spin her own yarns and purchased her first Shetland ewe. Her poetry and fiber art, as well as her 20-year career as a freshwater biologist, carry common themes of nature, ecology, and