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Registered Jacob Sheep

New new Sheep and new old Sheep

After cutting back the flock last fall, we moved into 2017 with 21 sheep – 11 bred ewes (Canoe Lake Jewel joined the bred ewe flock in November) , 3 rams, 2 yearling ewes, and 5 unbred ewes. We are … Continue reading

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Back Again

It’s easy to post a sentence or two and a photo on Facebook. I’ve neglected my blog which I enjoy more. So I’m back to blogging. HI!!! Plans for fall breeding didn’t go as planned. Health issues took the front … Continue reading

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Sisters!

Patchwork Badger and Patchwork Elsa are my eleven year old daughters of Jacquee’s Junco. Badger and Elsa were such cute lambs! Both were bred to Kenleigh’s Casanova last fall for 2016 lambs. I staggered putting the ewes in. Elsa went … Continue reading

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Lambs – 6, 7, 9, 10, 11

Things don’t always go just perfectly.   Lambs 6 & 7 were birthed easily and quickly on March 11. The first Spot Hollow Ace lambs look good! Patchwork Scooter – 4 horned ram He’s a blue eyed boy with a … Continue reading

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Remember me?

It’s been so long since I wrote a blog post! If you are subscribed to my blog, you are probably getting this and saying “who?” It has been a year of more computer duties than usual with not much time … Continue reading

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The Issue of Horns (or a horny issue)

Because I haven’t blogged in forever and because someone asked me about ewe lamb laterals, I decided to answer via my blog. If you don’t care about laterals, you can stop at the sunflower. Everyone that raises 4 horned Jacob … Continue reading

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April Showers….

Bring … Mushrooms.. and mud… and mud creatures.. (I have to confess that I did move the salamander a few feet to pose him under the four leafed clover. The old fashioned way of setting up pictures, before Photoshop) and … Continue reading

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The Thing About Blogging…

is that when I find I have time to blog it’s because nothing is going on. When I do have something going on, I don’t have time to blog. Lambing started here on March 2 with twin rams from Sweetgrass … Continue reading

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Snow Day

A snow day in Georgia is about as rare as….a blog post from Patchwork Farm! Tempo has plenty of fresh water, but she prefers snow Loretta, a Wisconsin native, wonders about all the fuss over a little bit of snow … Continue reading

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Sharing, because…

I’ve always enjoyed Robin Lynde’s posts from Meridian Jacobs. Her current series of Close To Home blog posts is such a fascinating look at the journeys from farms to gallery. Sharing, because.. I love the stories of the farms, the … Continue reading

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