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.
Summer is finally here. It has been so busy around here! I have to get my blog caught up!! The lambs are growing fast and so are the weeds! I had a skunk move in under the chicken coop and have been trying to trap it. So far, I have … 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 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
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.
The shearer came and sheared the Cormo…