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FIBERuary Day 9  Aaron Loux – Shearer, Sheep Breeder

Learning to shear sheep

Living in a culture that has become removed from its agricultural roots, how does anyone get started in sheep shearing? 961 more words


The Land, She Provides.

Scrawled in many-a-journals lies the repetitious message that each In-Between merits authoring. I can be prone to mulling in my days, wondering what is worth it to mark with words with a document that will last throughout time. 1,256 more words

#21-Pinto the BlogDog - Dolly's Flock

Howdy Folks!  Pinto the BlogDog here.  Been purty quiet ’round my place, till just now.  So, I thought I’d best write to all y’all.

You’ll remember back at Christmastime when I told’ya ’bout how M’Lady slipped a cog and brought home Dolly the Ewe to live on my farm.   463 more words


Bald is Beautiful

Christmas presents come with pretty wrapping paper and frilly bows indicative of the great lengths we go to in order to decorate and disguise the gifts we’ve purchased for our loved ones. 330 more words

Sheep shearing

It was time to get the ewes down to our friendly farmer Eddie for shearing. Once his 300 odd ewes were finished, my 5 ewes had their turn. 89 more words


Shearing day: before, during and after...

Wednesday, 4th June.

We’ve just had our sheep sheared, by Alan from Bicton College, and many students were lucky enough to watch.

Shearing sheep is a job which takes time to learn and require considerable skill to do properly and well – as ours were. 110 more words


A Rainy, Wooly Field Day

Our first annual Field Day was a smashing success! Despite some unfavorable conditions—rain, rain, and more rain—our loyal CSAers and farm friends came out to join us on the farm last weekend, and we had a blast! 605 more words

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