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Exciting, Lamby, but Long Day

This morning as we were getting ready to leave for our Co-Op HSB1 went outside to let the chickens out and feed the sheep and cow.  He came running back inside exclaiming that there were lambs.  One of our second … Continue reading

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Birth Video

This is the video of the second lamb being born. As with all births, it’s a little messy. You have been warned. After he was born the other sheep got curious and came over to see what was going on, … Continue reading

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Twins!

I may not have been right about much of anything related to sheep births this year, but I got this one. Pebbles was looking big, and had started to walk a little strange the last few days. This afternoon when … Continue reading

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Beyond Blessed, and a Name has been Chosen

I am blessed in more ways than I can count. One way that was evident this weekend was when our amazing friends came over for our inaugural Homestead Harvesters gardening day. With the fruit shipment and all of the spruce … Continue reading

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I Am No Sheep OB/GYN

As I shared in earlier posts, I have twice believed that we have passed the point at which more baby sheep could be born. This belief was based on when George died. Being wrong twice vexed me, so I looked … Continue reading

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New Life

We were gone on a family trip this last weekend, about which I will post later. Before we left I told my brother in law, who would be watching our animals, that if we were going to have baby sheep … Continue reading

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A Homestead Update

A lot has been going on here and I haven’t had much time to post about it, so here is a quick update.  We haven’t yet put a sign in front of our old house, but we probably will do … Continue reading

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Sheep Update

On Thursday I took the kids over to my brother in law’s so that we could let the sheep out of their jugs and get some fresh air.  The lambs weren’t sure what to think of this strange new world. … Continue reading

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Sheep Pics

Here are a couple pics of our very pregnant sheep. Both my brother in law’s and mine seem to be doing very well.  

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Sheep Help!

As many of you know we purchased two bred ewes this winter, as well as my brother in law purchasing one.  Since my fences aren’t up yet they are all at my brother in laws house.  This morning he called … Continue reading

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