Names for sheep

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  1. Turkeyfether

    Turkeyfether Well-Known Member

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    What names have you given your sheep/Lambs? :angel:
     
  2. BobDFL

    BobDFL The High-Tech Ludite Supporter

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    Mae and Panda (white face, 2 black eye rings, 2 black ears).

    They are our first 2 sheep, both are Katahdin ewes.

    We got them for my youngest DD to show at the fair in February.
     

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    We have (or have had in the past) Buddy, Roger, Thelma, Louise, Annabelle, Geri, Autumn (born on the first day of autumn), Oprah, Tinkerbell, Millie, Lillie, Tillie (triplets), Amos, Luke, Frosty, Ella, Autumn, Mickey, Diablo, Gizmo.
     
  4. therealshari

    therealshari FourCountryGals.com

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    Here's what we have today.

    "Algernon", our 350# (Merino/Suffolk) ram
    "Beulah", the matriarch (Merino/Suffolk) ewe
    Her yearling triplets, "Merino", "Annie", and "Amy"
    "Caroline" daughter of Algernon (7/8 Merino)
    Beulah's current remaining wethers, "Freezer" and "Lambchop"... both market lambs
     
  5. Meg Z

    Meg Z winding down

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    Currently our little flock is composed of:
    Socrates...Icelandic ram (moorit)
    Clover...Romney ewe (silver)
    Sheledy...Icelandic ewe (moorit)
    Naly...Romney ewe (dark grey)
    Fern...Cotswold/Tunis/Lincoln Longwool ewe (white)
    Meadowsweet...Cotswold/Tunis/Lincoln Longwool ewe (black)
    Leggo...(Leg-O-Lamb)...Icelandic/Leicester Longwool freezer ram lamb
    Chopper...(Lamb Chop)...Icelandic freezer ram lamb

    Meg
     
  6. sheepish

    sheepish Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Our first 6 sheep were Shelly, Kelly, Nelly, Cindy, Lindy and Mindy. That was 27 years ago. This years keepers are 164T, 165T, 166T.....179T. You get a lot less creative after the first 100 or so.
     
  7. Blossomgapfarm

    Blossomgapfarm Well-Known Member

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    Our ram is Dumbledore. Then we have Tulip, Iris, Daffodil and Jasmine. Last year we named our lambs Zoe, Valery and Pearl. We have not yet named our new ewe lambs. We do not name our ram lambs as we avoid getting attached to them and names make that hard! All are St. Croix.
    Dawn
     
  8. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    We named a little (very) lamb that kept escaping from her pen and wandering about "Beetle"
     
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    Rams: Patton, Bunny, Beauregard, Lancelot
    Pet Wether: Ken
    Ewes: Scamp, Crystal, Lucky, Coco Puff, Tipsey, Spunky, Charm, Lucy, Midge, Pearl, Twinkie, Lavender, Barbie, Suzanne, Aiedail, Margarita, Autumn, Friday, Tara, Peanut, Lizzie

    All, except Beauregard, Peanut and Autumn, were born on the place.
     
  10. Turkeyfether

    Turkeyfether Well-Known Member

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    I like your names.'Lambchop's a neat name. I should change my Belgian's name to Charliehorse! I'm trying to find names for a Cheviot yearling ewe & a 6 mo buckling I'll be getting soon.I was thinking of Alfalfa or Snowball for the buckling & Buttercup or Sweetpickle for the ewe.Katrinka VonApplemoss is a good name for the ewe too.So hard to decide. Good thing I don't name my chickens.
    Who else has sheep,lambs or goats? Names?
     
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    Somerhill Well-Known Member

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    Fiona, Shaelah, Belle,
    Libby,Windy,Zenith,Celestia,Sonata,Brenna,Pegusus,Minuet,Serenade,Jemma, Joyenne, Lorraine,Cameo, Cara, Clio, Calliope, Aislinn, Iris Blue,Chrysalis,Aria, Lyric, Carillon, Arlene, Nocturne, Cadence, Kerryn, Hannalore, Rianne, Allegra, Adagio, Braith, Bliss, Rhythm, Collette, Ballad, Nell, Esme, Wallis, Rowan, Royce, Iden, Isobel, Duet, Darcy, Maizie, Moire.
    Current ram is named Jedburgh.(Jed)
    Ram lambs - Kelso, Killearn, Kirkcaldy

    Lisa at Somerhill
    www.somerhillfarm.com
     
  12. HazyDay

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    Ok we don't have them any more but we had

    1.Ruthy-Ewe (Named after old owner Ruth. Her real name was Mary. Born on X-mas.)
    2. Dodge-Ram (What?? Dad likes the brand name! )
    3.Pam The Lamb. (Ruthy's and Dodge's lamb!)
     
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    Mares Eat Oats
    Does Eat Oats, and
    Little Lambs Eat Ivy
    Kids 'll Ivy Too
    Wooden Ewe

    Carmen
    Santiago
    Craft Basket

    All the others are Ta Ta
     
  14. eieiomom

    eieiomom Well-Known Member

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    Here's some of our named sheep we have had ....Spot, Popcorn, Sugar, Spice, Oreo, Flurry, Popcorn, Gypsy, Jazz, Polka, Mary, Marigold, Goldilocks, Ms. Muffet, Galena, Bo Peep, Angel, Rasberry, Ivy, Ginger, Maple, Cranberry, Blackberry, Strawberry, Kiwi, Bonnie, Belle, Gigi (the dork), Muffin, Dixie, Nutmeg, Mulberry, Moo, Moo's Mom, Mini Moo, Peek-a Moo, Milky Way, Mille, Wonder girl, Speckles, Twinkle, Daisy, Nibbles, Midge, Lacey, Velvet, Lucy, Lana, Pippi, Poppy, Amore, Dazzle, Freckles, Kit Kat, Candy, Skit, Scat, Dolly, Lucky, Snoopy, Boo Boo Bunny, Tee, Rainey, Annie

    Magoo, Smiley, Marley, Rambo, Umbaa, Ferdinand, Harvey, Zeus, Spotz, Lars,

    I sent two very overconditioned Lincoln ewes to a friend and he renamed them "Crisco" and "lardo" :p

    And today some lambs got temporary names of.... butt-head, ding dong, Poopy, riblets, chop chop and you get the idea...we were moving them across the yard and either they layed down, did flips or somersaults or just put on the breaks, their go button didn't seem to work , just lamb gymnastics:)
     
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    eieiomom Well-Known Member

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    I like Alfalfa and Buttercup :)
     
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    I like buttercup, too.

    No sheep yet but I think we get our new-to-us shetlands in 2-3 weeks. The ewe-lambs needed names so we forwarded a few suggestions. Eager to see what names they received (registered sheep).
     
  17. Turkeyfether

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    I've pretty much decided to name the male 'Alfalfa'. But I'm trying to decide between 'Sweetwater' & "Buttercup'. I like them both. :shrug:
     
  18. Slev

    Slev Well-Known Member Supporter

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    ahhh sheepy, ...you crack me up! My wife names most everything we plan to keep, or at least not eat. (While it is harder eating something you've named, it doesn't make the meat any tougher...)

    Rams: Ace, Mr. Millikin (bought off Mr. Milikin of course)

    Ewes, (or Yo's for you old duffers out there...) We named our sheep all with the same begining letter for that year so we could right off how old they were. Big Momma, (a special sheep do a search on here for her story) Abby, Aerial, ....oh who really cares just send the dog after them, they'll either come or get bitten..... I guess special mention needs to be made for Danny, as he has his own special following on the Demo. circuit.
     
  19. ajaxlucy

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    Ours include: Badger, Cinnamon, Rambo, Agnes, Pascalene (born on Easter Sunday), Olaf & Anya, Boris & Natasha.
     
  20. Turkeyfether

    Turkeyfether Well-Known Member

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    Well, we got the ewe. We ended up naming her SWEETPEA. If I get another female, someday, she'll be called Buttercup. The ram will come in a week or 2 & his name will be Alfalfa.

    She's doing well and obeys her mother's instructions to 'chew her food with 1,010 chews before swallowing.I sat in her barn stall with her and chatted so she'd get used to my scent & my voice. I hand fed her half of a pitless apple.She'll be fine here. :angel: