Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:28 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
39°F
Dew Point
28°F
Humidity
65%
Wind
NE at 7 mph
Barometer
30.08 in. F
Visibility
5.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:01 a.m.
Sunset
07:50 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 52 to 41 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 10 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
52°F / 38°F
Light Rain
Thursday
52°F / 38°F
Light Rain
Friday
58°F / 28°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
48°F / 28°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
39°F / 30°F
Light Rain
Monday
39°F / 30°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
45°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:28 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 52 to a low of 38 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 13 miles per hour from the eastsoutheast. 0.22 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 40 to 38 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the east. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 52 to a low of 38 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 17 miles per hour from the southeast. 0.49 inches of rain are expected.

Marion sheep farmer sees delivery of quintuplets

Feb. 16, 2012 | 0 comments

A lamb in eastern Iowa has given birth to quintuplets.

Farmer Bret Blackford, who farms near Marion, says one of his ewes had grown to the size of a 55-gallon oil barrel, so he knew something big was going to happen.

Saturday afternoon (Feb. 11) she began delivering and within 20 minutes five were born. One died about 30 minutes later. The others survived on bottle-feeding.

Michigan State University sheep expert Alan Culham has placed the odds of a Suffolk-mix breed having quintuplets at about one in 10,000 or higher. Blackford's ewe is a Dorset-Suffolk cross.

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