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What the hay?

After a cool and very wet spring (that followed an especially wet and waterlogged winter), summer hit us this weekend with a blast of tropical heat. 1,557 more words

Miscellaneous - Nature, Weather, Etc.

Lambing Season 2017 - Part 2

So 3 ewes (out of 8) had lambed, with 4 babies on the ground so far. Next up was N-Kerry, who quietly presented me with a simply beautiful little white ewe. 1,239 more words

Dogs And Other Critters

It's Hay Time: First Cutting 2017

The weather finally cooperated so we were able to bale hay last weekend! Our first cutting yielded 220 bales.  We bought a new to us hay elevator, too.

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Lambs @ MacFinn Farm 2017!

As you may know, I only breed my ewes every other year. And due to my lung thing and overall poor health because of it, I skipped last year too.  1,767 more words

Dogs And Other Critters

It's Spring...?

Roo, Roo, Roo your sheep… a first for me. One less sheep for the shearer to shear. A great learning experience!

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J&S Staff Profile: Jan Robertson

Second post in a series about the people behind Jamieson & Smith.

Jan works in the wool store all year round. Between July to October she grades wool which comes in from over 600 local crofters and farmers. 324 more words

My big mistake - 01.19.2017

Alaska weather never ceases to amaze me. This morning it was -37 degrees outside. I knew I had to get outside to make sure that my animals were well fed and watered. 169 more words

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