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Hay Testing

A few weeks ago, The Mill offered free hay testing. In order to get more accurate results, we purchased a hay probe bale sampler; it attaches to a  cordless drill.   85 more words



Most people that I have ever talked to about sheep have said the same thing: sheep are dumb.
Sheep can be frustrating.
They can be stubborn. 1,277 more words


Last Few Days of Wool Week 2016

I hope you liked our post last week about the classes at J&S during Wool Week, again I’m sorry it was so brief, I still can’t get over how busy it was! 307 more words

The lone black sheep

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full!…… (lyrics)

Growing up my mother used to “sing” this nursery rhyme to us and my brother just loved it. 450 more words

clipping in bressay

Last Saturday my dad asked me if, after I’d finished work at lunchtime, I wanted to come over to Bressay and help (errr.. take photos) of clipping his pal Campbell’s sheep. 367 more words


Ollies Visit to Papa

Oliver recently spent the day clipping sheep on Papa, an island off the west side of Scalloway. Papa Isle is owned by the Smith family, the founders of Jamieson & Smith, he headed there with my (Ella’s) Uncle James who runs Berry Farm and a group of willing clippers and packers! 570 more words