Category Archives: Jacob Sheep

Spring Approaches…

Although freezing temps are still in the forecast, the signs of spring approach. One of the (few) advantages to forgetting where you planted things is the fun of being surprised when a crocus suddenly appears. The wake-robin is the first … Continue reading

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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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