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Friday, March 04 2011

Briar has had an unusual fascination with these lambs.

She often follows them around the pasture.

They reluctantly put up with her obsessive affection.  At least I thought that was the case. . .

Until I finish getting hotwire up around the entire lamb paddock, Briar is stuck on a cable, where she can only supervise.  On one of my multiple "Briar checks", I happened to catch this through the patio door.  (pardon the photos, I was shooting through the glass.)

Briar's lambs had come to her. They had an entire paddock, and my back yard, and they chose to bed down with their giant white friend.

 "Bored. Let's go."

 "Come on, Sis."

 "Are you coming Big White Dog?"

"Nope."         

"Why not? Come on. Let's go!"

"Can't. Tied."

"Dude!  That sucks!"

"Tell me about it."

"Because you chased the garbage man?"

"So they say . . . I think it's a coyote plot."

"Oh well, I guess I'll stay here with you then."

"Hey, you could stand to stay out of the pond. Your butt smells like a goldfish bowl."

"Gee, thanks."

"If your friends can't be honest with you, who can? I mean really, Girlfriend, your butt smells like a goldfish bowl."

"Thank you for your opinion."

"I'm just saying."

"I think I smell a hungry coyote."

"WHERE?!  Where's a coyote?!!!"

 

Posted by: forensicfarmgirl AT 11:18 am   |  Permalink   |  3 Comments  |  Email
Comments:
Aww, how cute...and your commentary is hilarious!
Posted by karen on 03/05/2011 - 01:06 AM
That's fascinating. I wonder what their motivation is. Regarding Briar and her garbage man/neighbors debacle---I always think of her as being a gentle giant. She's just really, really into protecting her sheep and goats. On the flip side, I can see how seeing a giant white beast coming at you would be a bit disconcerting.
Posted by CeeCee on 03/05/2011 - 07:49 AM
I ask myself the same question. I saw them again the next day, camped out beside the dog and I cannot help but wonder what they think. Briar really is a gentle giant (who jumps on people after she's been in the pond) but she seriously hates the garbage man (probably because he steals her garbage!)
Posted by forensicfarmgirl on 03/05/2011 - 11:19 AM

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