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First 2014 Spring lamb has arrived!

As of late, every morning – before chores – I check my prego Shetland ewes. I play a bit of a lambing game, not knowing… 239 more words


February Mucking Day/ Composting for a Huge Harvest

With the Buttercups, known also by the name of Daffodils, popping their heads from the ground in Mid-February, the farm springs to life with anticipation of the coming garden season.   601 more words

Homestead Living

Felting Wool - Shetland #1 - Itchy.

Here is an example of a wool the WON’T seem to felt. This is wool from one of our first sheep – Itchy. To our knowledge she was a purebred shetland sheep. 575 more words

Felting Wool

Shearing Day @ Feederbrook Farm

Yesterday, we visited Feederbrook Farm for Shearing Day.  Below is a before and after photo of Abner.  Thanks to Emily Chamelin for doing a great job!


Barney's Haircut

I sheared Barnabus this weekend. Without all that fluff, he’s the speediest lamb in the pasture! No, not really; Duchess and Lady could probably run rings around him. 102 more words

Visit to Feederbrook Farm

It’s lambing season at Feederbrook Farm! So far, twenty lambs have hit the ground. Of course, we also got to visit with Abner.


if you know how to get on with' em...

{Alright, I suppose that’s the other kind of robin. It’s also a bit odd drawing them like this, all drab greys without their flashy pink and red bellies on display. 242 more words

Shetland & Pony