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rams get a mention

We do a lot of talking about the girls…ewes…moms — especially as we get into lambing season. But not much is said about the boys. Let’s face it…there wouldn’t be any lambs without them. Well, there’s always artificial insemination but that’s not happening around here just now. So I thought it would be nice to give some time and space to the very important but        [….read more]

more hay…in April?

I think I must have miscalculated somewhere along the way because we’re still getting hay that I ordered last summer. It’s lovely stuff…certified organic and it smells so good, I might eat it. Jim thought it might make good tea. The sheep certainly approve and they’ve been staying in very nice condition on it.

preparing to off load hay

There’s another 100 bales waiting        [….read more]

lambing begins

Lot's of action under EllenG…everyone is making a run for the milk bar!

Yesterday evening our oldest ewe, EllenG, had triplets and made it look easy. It never occurred to me that she was carrying three…she looked like a “normal” twinning ewe. But here they are…2 ewes and a ram…and all nice sizes right around 9.5 – 10.5 pounds. And very spunky, too! Great        [….read more]