Baby Goats and Lamb Visit NBC26 Today
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Green Bay--Mulberry Lane Farms brought in two adorable baby goats and a baby lamb to NBC26 Today. As the weather gets warmer, babies start popping up all around the farm.
• A mother sheep is a ewe. The father is called a ram and the baby a lamb.
•“Spinner” is a Shetland lamb. Shetlands are small and slow-growing.
•It can take two to three years to reach their adult weight.
•Rams usually weigh approximately 105 lbs and ewes about 85 lbs. Lambs
(baby sheep) are born weighing around 5 lbs.
• A mother goat is called a nanny goat or doe. The father is called a billy goat
or buck. The baby is called a kid goat.
•“Buttons” is a pygmy goat. Pygmy goats are one of the smallest goat breeds.
•The gestation period for both goats and sheep is 5 months.
For more information visit www.MulberryLaneFarmWI.com.