Tag Archives: shearing

Long Weekend – Speed Round

I have so busy I haven’t taken the time to sit down and write a blog, so I am going to write a speed round blog post to get caught up.  These topics may or may not be in order. … Continue reading

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The Shearer Cometh

I am not what anyone would call an experienced sheep shearer.  My experience is limited to trying to save wool and shearing a dead sheep with scissor/shears.  Then the debacle of last year and trying to use pet shears to shear … Continue reading

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An Unplanned Friday

After the events of late Thanksgiving night, I had several things that needed to get done on Friday that were not planned.  Going forward I will be referring to George as the sheep, moving from the mindset of pet to … 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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Saving Some Wool

As I had mentioned one of my sheep died.  Rather than waste the wool, I wanted to try and save as much as I could.  I haven’t yet gotten a pair of shears so I stopped at the hardware store … Continue reading

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