Tag Archives: sheep

Spring in February?

Here it is February 22 and it is practically balmy outside. It is 57° right now. (Normal high for today is 42°). Dave and I were out working on our new hugelkultur garden (pics are forthcoming for that). But in … Continue reading

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Before and After (pics)

Here are some Before and After pictures of my critters, or “Where are they Now”!  It’s been three months and babies change a lot in that time. THE CHICKS Here are the day-old chicks from the incubator hatched in late … Continue reading

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Meet Felicia!

This morning I was presented with a small lamb, already dried off and nursing! Her name is Felicia and her mother is Ellie. Ellie was our bottle-baby from last year. She is very cute.

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Skirting the fleeces

Wow, what an exhausting day! It was so beautiful though and really the first chance in the past month that was decent enough to get to the skirting.

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Shave and a haircut…

It was a lovely mild morning today and my friend Lynn came for a visit.  Lynn is a groomer by trade and she brought some of her helpful implements to do trims amongst the flock.

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Sheep and the Bible: the rest of the story

Sheep have got to be the most frequently mentioned animal in the Bible.  They are spoken of literally and figuratively, along with lambs, wool and shepherds.  I thought it would be fun, since I like both sheep and the Bible, … Continue reading

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Meet the Flock: Evie and Ellie

Evie and Ellie are this year’s ewe lambs, both born in April 2010.  Evie is out of Brianna and Ellie is out of Aldy.  Saxon is sire to both. Evie (closest to the camera) and Ellie are checking out the … Continue reading

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New coats for Christmas!

Today I thought, “Hey, what a beautiful day, lets go wrassle some sheep!”   Well actually, Dave didn’t have to work and it wasn’t pouring rain, so it was time to change some of the sheeps’ coats.  Snowing and 21° just … Continue reading

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A sheep in the henhouse?

(reposted from an article I wrote for Chickens on Camera) A sheep in the henhouse may evoke images akin to a bull in a china shop! No, you shouldn’t keep a sheep in the chicken coop. But what about the … Continue reading

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Wooly Wear part 2

Here are a few more items made by my mom from wool for our family! (Photo: We each got one of these hats and they were very woogy [warm and comfy]. This is from when we had natural colored sheep) … Continue reading

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