The Wensleydale fleeces I sent to the mill to be spun into yarn are now back. The yarns are so beautifully spun and have a nice sheen to them. The colors are natural white and black/silver. The natural white yarn is available in fingering 2 ply and aran 3 ply. … Read More
The Cormo sheep have been sheared and I will be skirting fleeces for the next couple of days. Most of the fleeces have been spoken for, but there may be a couple of extras. I will send out a newsletter with information about remaining fleeces (if there are any). I … Read More
Brianna lambed at 4am. It was a very chilly 20 degrees. I had been watching and waiting for her to lamb. She had some problems with delivering triplets last year and I wanted to keep an eye on her again this year. Brianna had two big, healthy ram lambs. The … Read More
Alice had a ram lamb this year. She had a very easy delivery. The Cormo rarely have any problems lambing. They are both doing great! I think his ear tag is weighting him down. What do you think?
I was checking coats on a few of the sheep and got a quick picture while they munched on some hay. I also took a some photos of the growing fleeces…
I was checking the sheep the other night and just happen to have my cell phone, so I snapped a couple of quick pictures. This is Wibble (ewe) and Wobble (ram) a couple of the high percentage Wensleydale lambs we had this year by Grey Owl (UK sire). Wobble is … Read More
We had some beautiful lambs this year. We did have a few bottle lambs. The bottle lambs are a lot of work, so the shop was on a bit of a vacation for awhile. The lambs are now all weaned and doing great! Now there is finally time to get … Read More
Farm news! Breeding sheep and new sheep…
Summer is here and so are the hot, hot summer days! The sheep have been staying under the shelters and in the shade most of the day. The lambs are growing fast. Pictured is a 2011 95% Wensleydale lamb and a two year old 91% Wensleydale ewe.