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Darwin Downer With Set Of Triplet Lambs, April 1937

Darwin Downer With Set Of Triplet Lambs, April 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 21, 1937
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JUST A SPECIMEN: Many strange and wonderful things happened on the Darwin Downer farm, near Chelsea, last week and the view above is just a sample - just a smidgin, as the boys say - of what went on. Mr. Downer is shown holding one set of the six sets of lamb triplets which were born during the tremendous re-storking of his sheep herd. Six sets of lamb triplets are a lot of potential chops, but they only constituted only the first paragraph of the story. There were also 102 sets of twins. Mrs. Dionne, the thing seems to be catching.

Henning Siblings and Sheep, November 1936

Henning Siblings and Sheep, November 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 25, 1936
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INTRODUCING - THE ALL-'ROUND 4-H CHAMPION, HER SISTER AND BROTHER: Above are shown Margaret Henning, right, newly crowned 4-H champion of Washtenaw county, her brother Robert, and sister, Clara. They live near Salem on their father's 280-acre farm. Margaret has completed, with remarkable success, a half dozen 4-H projects and at the banquet given Washtenaw county members in the Michigan Union Monday night by the Kiwanis club she was acclaimed the All-'Round 4-H champion of the county.

Robert Mast with Prize Sheep, October 1936

Robert Mast with Prize Sheep, October 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 7, 1936
Caption
WIN THREE BLUE RIBBONS: Above is shown Robert Mast, Webster township, and his three Blacktop sheep with which he won three blue ribbons at the Michigan State Fair. Robert is a son of supervisor Carl Mast, and a student in Dexter high school.

Robert Mast & Sisters With Champion Sheep, September 1937

Robert Mast & Sisters With Champion Sheep, September 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 29, 1937
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SHOWING SOME CHAMPIONS: Robert Mast, 16-year-old son of Supervisor and Mrs. Carl Mast of Webster township, had some able assistance in displaying his champion yearling ewe and lamb ewe to The News photographer. The ewes, both grand champions at the Michigan State fair this year, are held by Robert, left, a member of the Scio Junior Farmers 4-H club, and his sister, Kathryn. Lending moral support is little Joan Mast, right, another sister.

Lamb Quadruplets At Kuhl Farm, March 1953

Lamb Quadruplets At Kuhl Farm, March 1953 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 25, 1953
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QUADS: Barbara Kuhl, 19, a freshman at Michigan State College, is shown above with a multiple addition to the sheep flock on her father's farm at 11130 Scio Church Rd. Though quadruplets are not unknown in the world of lambs they are still unusual. They have arrived on a farm where there is much knowhow of sheep raising. Barbara herself, a member of the Lima Shepherds 4-H Club, captured many blue ribbons with her sheep and lamb entries.

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March
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1953
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Sheep Dipping on Henning Farm, July 12, 1937

Sheep Dipping on Henning Farm, July 12, 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 14, 1937
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PUTTING SHEEP THROUGH THE "DIP": These two pictures show steps in the process of treating sheep for internal and external parasites to improve the quality of their wool. The demonstration held Monday at the George Henning farm in Salem township, under the direction of Delmar LaVoi, state college extension specialist, consisted of internal and external treatment as shown here. Mr. Henning is forcing blue vitrol into the sheep's mouth at the top, and below a neighbor holds the animal's mouth closed while it is being dunked.

Sheep Dipping on Henning Farm, July 12, 1937

Sheep Dipping on Henning Farm, July 12, 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 14, 1937
Caption
PUTTING SHEEP THROUGH THE "DIP": These two pictures show steps in the process of treating sheep for internal and external parasites to improve the quality of their wool. The demonstration held Monday at the George Henning farm in Salem township, under the direction of Delmar LaVoi, state college extension specialist, consisted of internal and external treatment as shown here. Mr. Henning is forcing blue vitrol into the sheep's mouth at the top, and below a neighbor holds the animal's mouth closed while it is being dunked.

Lucile Marshall At The Humane Society With Escaped Sheep, September 1948

Lucile Marshall At The Humane Society With Escaped Sheep, September 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 23, 1948
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WHITE SHEEP GONE ASTRAY: Maybe Mary had a little lamb, but right now, her sheep is in the Ann Arbor Humane Society shelter, waiting for its owner to come along and pick it up. "Whitey" was picked up by city police on Frieze Ave. Monday night, and since has been tied up at the shelter, quite separate from the cats and dogs which are its usual residents. He is shown here with Mrs. Lucile Marshall, wife of the custodian at the shelter.