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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 theĀ  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 šŸ™‚ 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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Reuse and Recyle- Sheep Feeder

This pen normally has hay net feeder and or a single corner hay feeder.. neither of which worked for the ewe sheep that areĀ using my big back cornerĀ stall asĀ the nursery pen at the count down to lambing.. Ā A little extra … Continue reading

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Big Barn Prep-Lamb Watch 2017

The Big Barn is old, really old, its coming into it’s 90th year per the locals and its been repaired, its had add on’s done to it, and its also aging.. always aging, always being putter on, working on.. This … Continue reading

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Farm Puttering

A farmer friend said, you want some oats, I have to much for the bin, and so the extra are in the one ton bag and I said, I would be interested, I had gone off the farm and when … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for spring egg laying.

I know it seems like its right in the hard part of winter and I know from talking to my family and friends that they are either into hunker down mode or they are hitting the slopes, the trails and … Continue reading

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Introducing Dumpling

One of the things that happens over time is that you create working friendships with other farmers.Ā  I meet Farmer Y on kijji when she has fowl I wanted, I meet her on her first year on the new farm.. … Continue reading

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Around the kitchen table

I am adding in a new title.. just like we have this and that posts, were I write about lots of little things to catch you up or when I do photo blogs, were its more about sharing or a … Continue reading

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Breeding Lines -Sheep

While this is on sheep, the truth is knowing, understanding and running female breeding lines applies to all your breed programs, everyone is always so worried about the males.. I hear it all the time.. the stud gives 50% of … Continue reading

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