Category Archives: sheep

3 ways to help Support your Ewe after lambing

  How to Support your Ewe or Doe after birthing their Lambs or Kids. Everyone focuses so hard on the newborns, I know they are just so fragile and adorable and those first 72 hours are the biggest danger zone … Continue reading

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First Set of Twin Ewe Lambs..

It was mild, with low winds(that are colder) with sun today.. a perfect day to have our first set of lambs join us for 2019.. There momma did a great job, the twin ewe babies are doing well and the … Continue reading

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Thick Plum Wool Knitted Winter Scarf

In this cold winter, knitting a couple new items just seems like a great idea, I have not picked up the needles in far to long.. it seems like so many things I love to do got pushed to the … Continue reading

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King Ram 2018

Sometimes we make choices that we regret to a point, I like King my new ram, he is a good boy, but I miss both Horny and Whiskey. I should have kept them for more years.  I liked that both … Continue reading

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A little Lamb Love

Big Female (single) at the back, then first born set of twins, Ram Lamb in the middle an his sister at the front, with a touch of Jada a yearling goat rear end Only one of the second born set … Continue reading

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New Ram for the Sheep Flock and fall overview

After having a couple of the cutest Black Lambs born this year, I decided that we would at least for 2018 get a Black Hair Sheep Ram for the breeding season.. So we will be breeding with Onyx this year, … Continue reading

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Stress-Free way to move the Ewe-Float the lamb..

Todays post is short but sweet.. How to move a mother sheep from the  holding, expecting pen with the least possible stress to her own jug.. pick up baby and “float” the lamb in a slow way about four inches … Continue reading

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March is coming in a like a lion..

But it’s not stopping the lambing 🙂 It’s just ugly out there.. it hit minus 32 overnight and the average thankfully is only just over minus 20 but when you add the wind chill, we have warnings out that it … Continue reading

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Freezing Sheep Colostrum

Below is a really great post on Freezing Colostrum but first a update.. I missed the post yesterday, what a day.. I was up before the sun, showered and ready to head off the farm for Eco-farm day about an … Continue reading

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Finally, the first set of twin lambs are on the farm..

Tess on her second year as a proven Ewe (A single on her first year) has given me two lovely ram lambs.  They are looking very good.. actively nursing, attached to momma nad momma to them. She has them in … Continue reading

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