Category Archives: Jacob Sheep

Sheepish/Like a Sheep

I’m going through some old blog drafts that I never got around to publishing. This one was from 2016. The lambs aren’t lambs anymore and most have lambs of their own now. But the sentiment still holds. Sheepish – resembling … Continue reading

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Those pesky horns

Trimming horns is a question that comes up with talking about Jacob Sheep. Often the question focuses on ewe laterals which can spend a few months going any which way. Should I trim? How should I trim? Where should I … Continue reading

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That Was The Year That Was

with a nod to Tom Lehrer and his album of the same name. The 2017 fall breeding season found us dealing with some follow up surgery for Dave, so we opted for a reduced breeding season. As we catch up … Continue reading

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In Like A Lion Out Like A Lamb

was a fitting description of the first day of March where a trip to Asheville included some serious wind gusts on the way over the mountain. Unzicker Emily ended the month of February with “out like a lamb” – well, … Continue reading

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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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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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AGM!

Even though I loaded my camera along with my sheep, this is the only picture I ended up taking during the AGM weekend. Loaded up and heading out. My old minivan morphs well into a sheep hauler. I think the … Continue reading

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2 + 2 = 4

2 horns on the left +  2 horns on the right = 4 horns As Captain, Hektor, and Pilsner are happy to demonstrate. Except when 2 + 2 =2 Belton is an evenly fused four horned ram. He looked like … Continue reading

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Pasture Walk..

Okay – not really an actual pasture. It’s a small fenced piece next to the barn lot. It’s hilly and a pain to mow. I’d rather put up fence than drag a lawn mower. I love this little salad bar … Continue reading

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