Visit Foster Lambs at Topsy Farms

  VISIT FOSTER LAMBS FROM MID-MAY UNTIL EARLY JUNE   May 14 to June 5, 2016 Bring cameras, big and little kids and casual clothes Cuddle or bottle-feed a lamb See hundreds of lambs in nearby pastures $10/family www.topsyfarms.com  PHONE/EMAIL IN ADVANCE FOR...

Adopt a Foster Lamb

Adopt a Foster Lamb to help a baby lamb survive and thrive. Our flock of 1000 ewes birthed over 1400 lambs last year. About 30 – 35 lambs can’t stay with mama, and must be cared for. Otherwise, they’ll die. Will you help save a baby lamb? Do you want to be a...

Foster Lambs Entertain Visitors

Two foster lambs entertain visitors to the Wool Shed at Topsy Farms each year. This year, from spring until Thanksgiving (when they retire to a smaller free-range farm) Wee Lassie and Littlefoot have helped make a visit to our farm  and to Amherst Island more...

Family Outings to Visit Lambs

I’m writing with a shivering lamb on my lap. Soon he will be one of the gang for family outings to visit lambs. A lamb can lose its mama for many reasons. Triplets may be born, and the ewe may have only enough milk for two. The ewe might seek shelter in a storm,...

Lambing and a Foster Lamb then more

Lambing this year resulted in a foster lamb then lots more. At Topsy Farms, our official count was 1457 lambs, born in May and early June to about 1100 ewes.  Despite very regular checking of the 6 groupings of birthing ewes, perfect parenting does not always occur....