January 26, 2017

Freckles gave birth yesterday to a ram lamb we named Obi Wan Kenobi. He's pretty cute. Nope, there isn't anything in his mouth, those are just the markings on his face!

 Freckles is a young mom, but this isn't her first lamb. She was pretty nervous having us around last...

January 24, 2017

We had 5 more lambs born. Two were born to Skadi overnight, Lyra and Jyn. When I came in early morning, Dancer had just had one and was still cleaning him off (R2D2), and I was able to watch her give birth to C3P0. I actually got it on video on my cellphone, so the qua...

January 18, 2017

Monday morning, Sharon gave us three more little lovely lambies. Han Solo, Chewbacca and Millenium Falcon!  And yes, we were pretty sure Sharon would give us triplets.

Sharon was a triplet, herself. Big brothers Berg and Pete are long gone from the farm, but Sharon got...

January 15, 2017

Alright, a really nervous and edgy Persephone gave us another set of twins today. Mon Motha and Admiral Akbar. Yeah, Star Wars names are going to be interesting this year.

Something we decided to do this year was to add ear tags. We bought them from Premier 1 Supplies....

January 15, 2017

Lambing season is in full swing! We keep expecting lambs any day, but are surprised at how full the mama's are, and they aren't birthing yet.  Anyhow, we are waiting for Angel and Sharon, who are very full. But yesterday were surprised when Hattie gave us these two cut...

January 8, 2017

I had my money on Freyja!

Every morning when I let the sheep out, I do a bit of a walk around. I get to see who's pregnant, who might not be, sometimes see the rams in action. But I've been watching the size of my ewes' udders grow and it gives me an idea of who might l...

January 3, 2017

OK, so I've done some educational posts in the past. I won't redo this one, but I'll post it here. If you want to learn about the different breeds of chickens and what makes a meat breed and what makes a laying breed... read this old post here.

Actually, this article aw...

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