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Home Again

We did the remaining CDT’s this morning and sent the girls packing. They — and we — are happy to have them out of the barn. The longer they stay in there, the more poop and straw there is to take out! Now the ewe flock is back together.

The last group of ewes on their way back to the winter paddock. Jim keeps        [….read more]

Fleeces on the Hoof

Today we gave all the sheep that were sheared their CDT vaccinations and let them go back into the paddock. There’s no reason for them to be in the barn making a bigger mess for us to clean up and they’re much happier when they’re outside. The weather is going to be wet on and off all week so we’ll keep the woolie sheep in        [….read more]

Taking a Peek

big fleece in a small coat

Pardon me, ladies — you won’t mind if I take a peek under those coats, will you!? Sometimes that works, sometimes not. Some of the girls are starting to look like 10 pounds of potatoes in a 5 pound sack so I need to make sure everything is OK. If the coats get too tight, the fleece can        [….read more]