A nice chunky, probably 50-lb, ram lamb now, Coffee Jr. does not like his weekly Ovine Wellness Exam Events or WOWEE's. That is when everybody gets checked for anemia (parasite loads), external problems, body condition and whatnot. So yesterday he really went wild and I ended up wrecking my back. I can hardly walk. He did apologize - today he came up to me and raised his face for a kiss, but I can't bend, so we shared a soulful gaze instead. I tried to keep the "you little s..t" expression out of mine.
Thank God, I guess, for the incredibly hot days we are having, so I don't have to feel guilty, on top of sorry for myself, for not being able to move temporary fences to let them out into pasture. In this weather, they are in their barn with two fans going. They really do have it pretty good. I, on the other hand, am in pain and can't even put my socks on by myself.