April 28, 2018

UGH, this year, April STINKS.

Amidst saying goodbye to one of the best dogs ever (and the subsequent 3 days of being ignored by his brother - no worries, he has since forgiven me), learning that JoJo has a penchant for murdering young chickens, wind wreaking havoc on th...

March 17, 2018

We have completed yet another lambing season, which has been fun. A few bumps along the way. But all in all a good set of babies and happy mamas.  I started tracking a lot of data on our flock. I am hoping to build a somewhat predictive model so that I have an estimate...

February 5, 2018

Remember this post?  This is the post where I shared some of my ewe data, the info that helps me determine which ewe is going to leave the flock. I do like to eliminate, intentionally, at least one ewe per year. First, it provides yummy breakfast sausage for us and our...

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...

December 31, 2016

OK, I'm not talking about across the world, seriously, can't even talk about Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Gene Wilder, Carrie Fisher? COME ON 2016, you've done enough damage. QUIT IT!

I'm talking about the farm. I like to think back on some of the things we've done th...

December 23, 2016

For anyone that doesn't know...I'm an engineer by day. That often means I'm a spreadsheet jockey. I love numbers, they always tell a story. For many years, I've been tracking data on each of my ewes. Do they have singles, doubles or triples? Do they have boys or girls?...

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