Category Archives: sheep

Photo Friday.. This and That around the farm..

It was a cold but sunny day, the solar heating in the house was lovely! Pom is looking mighty fine in full winter feather up.. Harry is looking mighty fine, I just love my clean-up ram, he is sweet, easy … Continue reading

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After Lambing Care -Sheep Day

As I currently have a smaller, and slightly weaker twin lamb out of the twins born yesterday, it is with it, it is up and nursing but it’s no where near as strong as its sibling, and I am working … Continue reading

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Ice had a lamb after all

Yesterday Ice had a lovely strong active and very pretty ram lamb.. he is doing well, drinking his milk from both sides and while this is Ice’s first time as a mom, she followed in the footsteps of her mother … Continue reading

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Lambing Season for 2015 is now done..

Well unless Ice breed very late in the season and finally caught on her last heat, I have been told that being a wool sheep and the breeds that she is that she will not cycle out of season, and … Continue reading

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Freezing colostrum aka “Liquid Gold”

Its a great idea to freeze up one lambs worth of colostrum just to be on the safe side, ewes only produce Colostrum of the best quality for around the first 24 hours, but it does take three full days … Continue reading

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Sheep Milking 101Review

I was asked when I would be able to do a sheep milking demo or class, and I can and will work on getting a video together for this but till then, I will do a detailed write up to … Continue reading

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First Lamb has arrived..

Thankfully we got our Sweet Dirty Face Girl into a jug three days ago, very good timing considering this deep and bitter cold.. I like sockhop if this wee lamb is a ewe but a winter name would work as … Continue reading

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Baby Lamb Photo Love

The older lambs are going so fast and they are all eating hay and chewing their cud these days, the younger ones are part of the baby mob, and still more new ones have joined us in the past days..  … Continue reading

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Catalogs starting to come in now.. Got Sheep? Like Wool?

This past week my garden catalogs have started coming in and some of the new an amazing fruit trees and veggies are looking just wonderful but this post is all about my new woolgrowers catalog. If you have never heard … Continue reading

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Homemade Paper Making using Sheep Manure

Had a couple really great questions and comments on my first post about making homemade paper using Cow Manure, along with a few great ideas. So one of them was that in the UK they sell Welsh Sheep Poo Paper, … Continue reading

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