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Condition scoring of Sheep

This is an easy and quick way to establish the condition of a sheep. Whether the ewes are good to go to the ram or the ram to the ewes, whether they are in good enough condition to carry the lambs and whether they are losing condition whilst feeding the lambs etc… 359 more words


Ram: Pre-tupping checks

One of the best times to give a ram a full MOT is 10 weeks before he’s due to go in with his ladies,

It’s literally a head to toe inspection. 393 more words



A horse on a Costa Rican ranch, not yet broken in.


New ewes and nearly a chicken

So the new ladies have come home, collected them this morning, ended up coming back with 3 instead of 2 though, so ultra excited about that! 80 more words


Free Ewes!!!!!!!

Wow, what a turn of luck for me!

Just got off the phone to a friend of mine who’s been kind enough to give me some tegs I’m exchange for a fridge, some wooden chairs and a children’s set of table and chairs, so I will have some lambs next year!! 32 more words


Blue the Ram

Well I went to see the blue texel shearling ram today and I’ve fallen in love!

He’s probably not the best specimen/example of the breed but he’ll only be with me for two seasons and the lambs will be going for slaughter so they don’t need to be the best put together things, just so long as they don’t come out with two heads and 5 legs anything goes! 30 more words


On the Hunt for a Ram!

So even though I’m still building up my ‘all sorts’ flock, I’m on the search for a handsome ram to cover my ewes eventually!

As I’m a big fan of ‘different’ ie not all plain and boring white(!) I’ve been looking for a special eye catching boy. 166 more words