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Snowy Day!

Yesterday, the sheep were out in pasture and generally enjoying the day.  Nettle was running up and sliding down the frozen compost pile.  I wish I had a camera to capture Nettle playing.  47 more words


Ready for Winter!

This past weekend we decided to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather and muck the barn and paddock.  So we did a little spring cleaning. 15 more words


Sheep Musings

Since the arrival of our Shetlands and Soays, we have been busy getting everyone settled in,  learning about sheep care, waging a battle with an unwanted visitor, Mr. 495 more words


Wovember Words: Roo and cru

When we talk about Harvesting Wool here on WOVEMBER, we usually mean shearing sheep for their wool with shears. However in some cases wool can be extracted from the back of a sheep by a process known as “rooing”. 467 more words

Harvesting Wool

the whole process.

It started out looking like this…And slowly but surely, became this…From sheep to baby blanket… It’s the first time I’ve ever accomplished the whole process from start to finish in many many years of wanting it to happen!  355 more words

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The Lambs Third Day Out

I’m thankful the lamb stall is small.  I went out with my husband this morning (he is on vacation) in order to halter the lambs and bring them out into the front barnyard.   165 more words