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No Lambs. Yet.

And still, we wait… As of this evening, all the ewes still have big bellies and great appetites. Missy, Jolene, and Matilda are XXL blimps but so far none of them are off their feed. 275 more words


Exploding Barn

It has been musical chairs, having to have the heated water tank the central hub this winter.

The back corral has the bad Jersey bull, who has to be separated from everyone, and his bossy roommate, the bad horse who likes to kick calves in the teeth and run over sheep. 296 more words

Dorper Sheep

Brought to You By Yellow 428

By Chris Gandy

This morning I found one of our of Dorper sheep dead in the paddock. We knew her only by an identifying ear tag – Yellow 428. 358 more words

Chris Gandy


When people find out I have sheep they almost always ask “Why”? In truth I sometimes ask myself that very same question. Why sheep? Why not collect baseball cards, or spoons, like  168 more words

Too Many Nameless Ones

We need your help. Once again we have sheep that need names. Some had names before they came here, some didn’t. We give them nicknames but then we have to explain to each other which sheep we mean when we mention them because we’ve never declared a proper name and the nicknames can change depending on moods, weather, latest antics… 151 more words


Fine Grassfed Lamb For Sale

The time is nearing to harvest our big fall lambs. I am not sure of the exact number we will have available after those already sold are processed, but I am saving many of the biggest ones till last. 620 more words

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Happy Fatsos

Ok, I could have called them happy, lazy, snobbish, standoffish fatsos, which they are,

all except one.  Him.

You can consider him stand-on-ish, and exhausted. 264 more words

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