Koda, Obi and Elka
Koda, Elka and Obi are best friends. Like all lambs they created a strong bond after they came into care. They spend their days together and are rarely apart. This is the sort of life we would wish for all young lambs as they grow into mature sheep – a life safe from harm spent in a loving home with their friends.
1 August 2021
Elka insisted on helping to feed the big kids this morning while Obi and Koda were stuffing their faces with their favourtie chaff. For such a sweet looking little lamb, Elka certainly has a very big “baa”! She is loving life with her best friends Koda and Obi. All 3 are such individuals with their own personalities but they have created a strong team who spend their days and nights together.
15 July 2021Elka, Koda and Obi
10 July 2021Obi loves pats and has the cutest underbite. He came into care very sad, scared and worse for wear. He quickly recovered from his bout with pneumonia and has since grown into an affectionate yet strong boy who is everyone’s friend but who also won’t tolerate being pushed around. This has been handy because his friend Koda loves pushing everyone around. He has become besties with Elka and you won’t ever see them too far apart. He loves to sit with the human here and have sunshine hangouts and snuggles while she enjoys a cuppa
10 July 2021Elka
5 July 2021
Have you ever had a beloved animal friend who turns away from the camera as if to say “not more photos”? Well this is never the case with Koda. He is one lamb who stops and poses every time he sees the camera near him!
30 June 2021
Elka has the right idea on these cold, wintery days! She loves to sit by the fire and keep warm. She is not sure where the boys are but at the moment she is happy to have the fire all to herself.
28 June 2021
Obi and Elka have struck up quiet the cute friendship based on their mutual love of playing and exploring. They can be found anywhere their interest takes them but we are sure Obi is the one who leads the way!
25 June 2021
Elka is adorable, she is so dainty, she hates getting her feet wet and will avoid wet grass, long grass and puddles passionately.
24 June 2021
Best friends Elka, Obi and Koda.
22 June 2021Elka “helping” in the kitchen.
21 June 2021Elka’s cuddliness extends to her feline friends too.
20 June 2021Elka is also one of the most affectionate and snuggly lambs her carer has ever met.
17 June 2021
15 June 2021Obi is staunch and still has that go getter personality, such a strong and confident boy while remaining so sweet and friendly at the same time
14 June 2021Elka is a tiny girl but she has a big big voice and does not hesitate to use it. She loves to to hang out with the big sheep.
13 June 2021Elka is a super snuggly girl who loves to drape her head over her carers shoulder. She will fall asleep & would stay there forever if she could, sometimes her carer feels like she is holding a human baby.
12 June 2021This little sweetheart, Elka, was found by a caring person with no Mum to look after her. She had already endured cold and rainy conditions and storms were forecast. Young lambs do not last very long on their own. If they are not taken by predators they will almost certainly die from exposure and malnutrition. We are very glad Elka has now found warmth and safety. She will now be a friend for Koda and Obi.
10 June 2021
5 June 2021Koda looking all handsome in his stylish polo neck jumper.
4 June 2021Koda is thinking of taking up Lamb Modelling when he grows up. He knows that practising his poses is a very important part of becoming a Super Lamb Model!
3 June 2021Obi is a beautiful lamb who confident approach to life is helping his best friend Koda to develop the same joy in life.
2 June 2021The big and the small – Koda and Obi. Despite their size difference they are the best of friends and little Obi is helping Koda with his anxiety and teaching him how to sheep.
30 May 2021Obi is getting better everyday and has settled in well now. He is drinking enthusiastically and loves to have cuddles and play outside.
29 May 2021Koda spent yesterday with Obi outside in the sunshine. He is very bonded to his carer but boisterous and playful little Obi is helping him sheep more. Koda si such a handsome lamb and we think he knows that too!
28 May 2021Koda
27 May 2021
Despite his troubles, with some TLC Obi has settled in and is already nibbling on everything and exploring the house. It will be interesting to see how cheeky he is at full health. He appears to be around a week old (maybe a little less).
26 May 2021
24 May 2021Like most lambs, Koda loves the comfort of indoor living but someone needs to tell him that he is beyond big enough to sleep in the outside enclosure.
22 May 2021
20 May 2021Koda is never camera shy – we think he may become a famous sheep model one day!
15 May 2021Koda is turning into a very handsome lamb and we think he knows that!
12 May 2021Koda is doing really well and is a big 13kg boy now. He loves his food and will try to start a head butting wrestle with pretty much anyone..or anything with the chaff bag being a common victim. As the weaning process starts he is protesting about loosing one of his 4 bottles and only having 3 per day. As always, his relationship with the cats is hilarious.
9 May 2021This precious snuggle bug is doing great! Cuddles, naps and hanging with the big Sheep are his favourite activities that are only outdone by a delicious bottle!
26 April 2021Koda’s tips on life: gardening is good for the soul. He wants to know: “have you tried nibbling on red flowers just like I do?”
24 April 2021Koda outside having some relaxing weekend time in the garden
23 April 2021Koda
22 April 2021Koda is doing a little better. He is very attached to his carer, understandably so after the trauma of becoming separated from his mother. He will now wander off for little solo adventures though but not too far away from his carer. Koda can be a little flighty when startled but is such a sweet and cuddly boy. When he is ready for a nap he just does so even if his nap positions don’t look so comfortable.
21 April 2021
Related LAMB posts
Peaches and Jett
January 13, 2022
Peaches and Jett arrived into the care of LCA mid July 2021 in the middle of the lockdown due to the COVID-19 virus. As a result our photographers were unable to visit their carer and take photos of them as…
December 4, 2021
Forrest arrived into our care back in August of last year. He was born with severely contracted tendons in his front legs. Due to his age, straightening them was not possible as it often is for younger lambs. Surgery was…
Dobby and Rain
December 3, 2021
Dobby came into care at 3 weeks of age having recently lost his mum. He loves to follow his carer around and is a strong drinker, something that always makes us happy. He has been paired with Rain who is…
Fleur and Rocky
October 23, 2021
Rocky arrived into our care in September. He has been down a rough road with his Mum dying and leaving him to fend for himself. Fleur arrived at around the same time and was suffering terribly from joint ill to…
Sienna, Tot, Deacon and Carter
September 26, 2021
Sienna is human oriented and if put outside without her human will baa to come back in. She loves being patted and just receiving plenty of human attention in general. Tot was premature and spent the first few weeks in…
Rosalie and Stella
September 26, 2021
Stella is a highly energetic lamb who constantly wants to play, her favourite time to party is in the middle of the night. She loves her bottle and is healthy and happy. Rosalie is much more laid back often a…
Bluebell and Libby
September 26, 2021
Possibly the funniest lamb to have ever come into care is Bluebell. This tiny tot with a huge personality jumps everywhere she goes. We are pretty sure she has some goat in her because she sure acts like one. She…
September 26, 2021
Popcorn is a big boy with a big voice who has let us know very convincingly all he wants is to be cuddled and to feel safe. We are more than happy to satisfy that need! …
Shyla and Rain
September 12, 2021
This morning was mucking out the stable day which Shyla found very entertaining. As a new bed of thick, warm straw went down she bounced around in it for the first time as a healthy lamb would do. It was…
August 29, 2021
Frosty isn’t feeling very well. He is 3 to 4 weeks old yet looks days old and has something upsetting his tummy that is causing him pain and reluctance to drink. Frosty is currently being tube fed which we hate…
Arjuna and Lakshmi
August 28, 2021
Lakshmi and Arjuna’s playful sides have really started to shine in the past few days and their favourite thing to do is make mischief. They also love to run away from their carer when she is trying to put their…
Atticus and Wicket
August 12, 2021
Atticus smelling the flowers at his new forever home where he now lives with his best friend Wicket. 5 September 2021 Wicket is growing up fast and is looking forward to a more independant lifestyle. We have had to tell…
Bruce and Walter
August 11, 2021
Bruce came into care with his pal Walter and both had salmonella on arrival. They have been taking penicillin and are both feeling alot better and gaining some confidence and developing a really good appetite. Despite their innocent appearance they…
Misty and Jax
August 1, 2021
Misty and Jax are very bonded. They were found curled up together and we are not sure whether they are twins or they found each other in the paddock. Both lambs are very sweet and are always together. Happy little souls,…
July 31, 2021
Zander is doing incredibly well. Although at 9weeks he is still under 6kgs (newborn size) we are happy he at least seems to be growing normally developmental wise. Zanda eats hay, chaff and pellets along with absolutely smashing down his…
Jett and Peaches
July 26, 2021
Jett and Peaches recently went to live at their forever home. We are very pleased to say they are doing really well and have already become much loved members of their new family. Jett and Peaches have a strong…
July 24, 2021
He has put in 1kg in the week since he has been in care so we are cautiously confident this boy will grow up big and strong despite his early obstacles. Astro is a lovely little lamb who loves the…
Shadow and Mr Bean
July 22, 2021
Mr Bean is a free spirit. He is an outgoing, funny nutcase and the name Mr Bean suits him to a tee. He is full of energy and on the go all the time. We are please to say that…
Rosie and Georgie
July 21, 2021
Rosie and Georgie were rescued nearly 2 months ago. They now live with our carers in the North of Victoria. Both lambs are doing well and have developed a strong bond with each other. It is so good…
Timmy and Tasha
July 10, 2021
Timmy and Tasha are having a lovely time at their foster carer. Playing outside in the vegetable garden is one of their favourite activities. They never have to worry about taking care of themselves because their very special babysitter stays…
Amelie, Clara and Pagan
June 14, 2021
Pagan is full of energy and loves to run, jump and bounce. She is improving every day and, considering her tiny size when she arrived, is doing very well in care. She has been welcomed by Amelie and Clara and…
Star, Corrie and Tavish
June 14, 2021
Corrie is a very forward, expressive lamb who lets you know what she’s thinking. She’s lanky and loves jumping everywhere. She give the other lambs a run for their money and never seems to tire of energy. 3 July…
Bowie and Violet
June 14, 2021
Like all lambs, Violet and Bowie have formed a strong bond. They are loving their time in foster care and have a fun time playing and cuddling their human carers. It is such a joy to see 2 such happy…
Paddington and Pedro
June 9, 2021
Paddington and Pedro have been with their adopted family for 2 weeks now. In the words of their carer: “Such gorgeous boys. Can’t believe how quickly they have grown! Loving life and playing….” 28 June 2021 https://youtu.be/fK9CV8FwG6Q 20 June…
May 30, 2021
Over the past day or 2, Titan’s carer had been preparing for him to slip away as all energy and engagement left him. Miraculously his little head lifted yesterday and she knew the fight needed to continue. The days were…
Yoshi, Andy and Dwyte
May 28, 2021
Andy is a very sweet boy who does not often call out. He has one ear shorter than the other. 24 May 2021 Andy had a leg issue on arrival but within 3 days he was up and walking…
Hendrix and Justin
May 24, 2021
We often have lambs arrive into care in poor health. It can take weeks to get them properly on their feet. For this reason we are always so pleased when we see someone going to their forever home as a…
Xavier, Clover, Feliks and Kysaiah
May 22, 2021
Xavier, Kysaiah and Feliks are all doing very well. Xavier and Kysaiah are weaned and Feliks has just started the process of weaning. Many lambs do not like it when they gradually have their bottles removed from their daily…
Sam, Casey and Elsie
May 22, 2021
Casey and Sam meeting the grownups. They are not quite sure how they will ever be that big and fluffy and won’t they be cold without a jumper?! 11 June 2021 Sam, Casey and Elsie meeting Lorenzo (2020 rescue)…
Dora and Lachie
May 22, 2021
Lachie is very proud of the fact that his horns are starting to come through. He has told Dora that means he is so much more mature than her but she isn’t having any of that! She says girls are…
Bubbles and Laddy
May 19, 2021
Bubbles is very entertaining. She has an exuberance for life and hardly slows down. At night she bounces around like a nocturnal cat. 27 May 2021 Laddy has really come out of his shell over the past week and is…
May 15, 2021
Today little Opal went to start her new life at Edgar’s Mission. Her front leg issues were such a big problem that when Pam Ahern, from Edgar’s Mission, offered to take her case we were delighted. Pam is an expert…
Remy and Freya
May 8, 2021
Freya and Remy are settling into their new forever home wonderfully. They are making great friends with Hayden and Lacey who are a little older so can show them how to become loved members of a family who already adores …
Hayden and Layla
April 24, 2021
A word from one of our foster families who we thank so much for keeping such good care of Layla and Hayden: “Layla & Hayden, you were the most amazing foster lambs, we would love to keep you and…
Aiden and Lacey
April 24, 2021
“All sheep look alike” “Sheep are stupid” “Sheep have no personality” We hear comments such as these from people who have never experienced these wonderful animals up close. Largely overlooked as individuals in this world of consumerism and greed, one…
Coby, Luke and Neo
April 21, 2021
Luke has hit the jackpot with a family who knows all those favourite sheepy spots to scratch https://youtu.be/aieP5XtX5_8 3 July 2021 Luke, Coby and Neo now live with their adopted mum, Imelda, who loves them to the moon and back….
Pippin, Millie and Roxie
April 12, 2021
What a special moment with Millie and human mum Sarah, showing how affectionate and loving sheep are when treated well and live without fear of humans. 20 June 2021 After a long illness, Millie is gradually adapting to being outside…