Readying for Lambing Season

With udders filling, and bellies rounding, my thoughts go to readying for lambing season. If I have learned anything at all from my many years of lambings, it is that with each year, I will push myself to my limit, I will see and do things that will bring me to my knees in awe and wonder, as well as … Read More

Gotland Ram Lambs

Jonas and Jari have grown so much since they were born mid-April! Their wool is turning a lovely blue gray, with wonderful tiny ringlets of curls. I love to sink my fingers into their fleeces and feel the silky softness. Both rams have been sold to a fiber farm, and will go to their new home in July. Jari-91.4% Gotland … Read More

Baby Gotland Lambs~Sunday Stills

It has been a while since I joined Ed for one of his Sunday Stills. This week, I just could not resist when I saw he selected babies as the subject. I have two absolutely adorable Gotland ram lambs to share with you! They are enjoying the green spring grass.   Thank you for stopping by! Please leave a comment … Read More

Dandelions, Lambs and Grazing~Transitioning to Pasture

Dandelion blossoms fill the field across the road, leaving yellow faces on our Romney and Gotland sheep. In the early spring, we use this field to reintroduce the sheep to grazing after the long winter of eating hay. It takes about two weeks of going back and forth from the barn to the field, eating the lush grass a little … Read More

Playtime for Lambs

In the evenings, the lambs get playful. Yesterday, I had left the bucket I used to haul water sitting in the paddock. After filling the hay feeders, I went back to get the bucket and found the lambs having fun with it.     Finally, the hens in the barnyard could not resist any longer. They had to come over … Read More

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