Awareness and Concentration

Distraction and carelessness are two states of mind that should be avoided if you are to be successful shearing your own animals, their safety and your own depend upon staying focused and aware of one another. You can be sure that your ewe or ram will be alert to any opportunity and therefore so should […]

Manure Use and Storage

With summer just around the corner, we have been inundated with orders for manure, with just a month into our busy season we have exhausted a significant amount of our processed inventory accumulated over the winter. Currently we are working through the bulk manure we have only roughly sorted and are focusing on collection and […]

Manure and Its Uses

Manure sales are a critical aspect of our year round income, while wool sells during winter with some consistency; it is at most a supplemental source of income. The other large source of income is selling rams and lambs, while this is often our largest sales for the year; they are generally one off events […]

Lambs

Just as the death of a cherished ewe causes sorrow, the birth of new lambs are the bright spot of the year. Generally, for the breed of sheep we raise, this occurs primarily in February and March, which is generally when the weather starts to improve. This lambing season has begun well for us, so […]