The Song and Dance of Breeding Season

Ask the Shepherd The song and dance of breeding season has begun on our farm! As the days shorten and the temperatures drop, ewes begin to cycle and the rams begin to pine away at the fence line. Once the rams are turned in with the ewes, the dance begins. A new shepherd wrote to me the other day asking … 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