Winter got an early start and it is still going strong. I haven’t been online much since there is so much work in the winter with the livestock. I thought I would post a photo update. The sheep have enjoyed being in the barn away from the winter weather. … Read More
We had a spring-like day on Sunday which was strange for mid-December. After a few days of rain, the horses and sheep were happy to be out of the barn and back in the pasture.
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