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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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New Ram, Volunteer, and Flowers

This past weekend my brother in law picked up our new ram.  He was born this year and should carry the spotted gene, so we may get spotted lambs in the future.  His current working name is Abraham Lincoln, I … 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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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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Dealing with the Aftermath

Saturday was spent trying to get back to normal.  I spent the morning cleaning up after the butchering that was done yesterday and packaging up the things that needed to go into the garbage.  I still have a skin I … Continue reading

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A Blessed Thanksgiving That Ends in Homestead Tradgedy

The day started out with me getting up early to head out to my tree hoping to get a deer.  I didn’t see a thing, but as always it was good sitting in a tree in nature, even if it … Continue reading

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Ram Ramming and Ripped Pants

So somehow a cup got into the sheep’s pen over the weekend and rather than leave it there I decided I was going to go in and get it.  I decided that I should probably bring my crook with me, … Continue reading

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Moving Sheep, Cutting Hay, and Other Stuff

Again it has been a lot of little stuff that has been getting done around here.  Organizing the barn(a little), keeping ahead of the grass(mostly), and trying to pick up the yard of rocks, cinder blocks, etc. has been filling … Continue reading

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Long Overdue, and the Newest Member of the Homestead

It has been over a week since my last post. We have just been so busy. I will start with the most recent news and go backwards. Introducing the newest member of the homestead… George Washington! He was received from … Continue reading

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