Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
63°F
Dew Point
58°F
Humidity
84%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.05 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:15 a.m.
Sunset
07:40 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 59 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 8 and 13 miles per hour from the east. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
69°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Friday
87°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Saturday
77°F / 61°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
80°F / 61°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
75°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
77°F / 56°F
Sunny
Wednesday
77°F / 54°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 69 to a low of 59 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the east. 0.22 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 59 to 63 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 87 to a low of 64 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is 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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