The beginning of a New Year. I was looking over my blog and seeing which blogs were read by the most number of people. One blog post has been dominate the past three months, an older blog, “Can You Truly Make Money with Sheep”. Along with the blog being popular, people at retail stores standing…… Continue reading If I Could Restart
Tag: beginning sheep farmer
First Time Sheep Farmer
Sheep grazing on my pasture There are many questions for those who want to raise sheep. The main question is “What do you want from your sheep?”. There are thousands of different breeds. And if you talk to a breeder, they will tell you all about their breed. In order to determine the breed of…… Continue reading First Time Sheep Farmer
I weigh my lambs when they are born. I try to weigh them at 30 days, but did not get the task accomplished with this group of lambs. I try to weigh at weaning, again I failed to weigh the lambs a day or two after I wean them. Yesterday, I finally weighed the weaned…… Continue reading Weighing Lambs
What Will You Bid?
The rhythmic jibber of the auctioneer drowns out the noise of the crowd, stern faced buyers focus to hear each word and number as the auctioneer rattles on. People new the sale barn have confused and questioning faces. Unfamiliar with the rhythmic cadence of words and numbers new comers find bidding to be confusing. One…… Continue reading What Will You Bid?
Prepping for Lambing
I have been busy the past week getting ready for lambing. The time of lambing is exciting for me as I get to see the results of breeding the rams to ewes. Being honest, I love watching new life come into the world and watching lambs play. Lambing is also important as how well I…… Continue reading Prepping for Lambing
You want to be a sheep farmer.
You want to be a Sheep Farmer. I began as a sheep farmer when I helped my stepson by purchasing two ewes he had in 2016. I made the decision to be a sheep farmer when I found a lamb with the ewes while doing morning chores. I had no plan. Honestly, I had no…… Continue reading You want to be a sheep farmer.