Before a New Year

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The year 2022 is coming to a close, in four days we will begin the year 2023. As a sheep farmer, I am starting to think on the financial and quality of my sheep business. I am a sheep farmer, my sheep farm is a business. It is time to start creating the 2023 Business…… Continue reading Before a New Year

The Beginning of the Sheep Journey

Today, I went through my flock to take an inventory, assessing their body condition, timing of lambing and how the lambs were growing. Today, all my sheep look like and most are registered Dorper sheep. That is not how this journey of raising sheep started. There have only been a twice I have owned sheep.…… Continue reading The Beginning of the Sheep Journey

Maintaining Quality in Your Sheep

Making a profit raising sheep is the main focus, but maintaining or improving your quality of sheep will maintain or increase the value of your sheep, creating more profit. Being objective when looking at your flock and selecting replacement ewes is vital. You can not look at a sheep as that sheep is my favorite,…… Continue reading Maintaining Quality in Your Sheep

Marketing Strategy

Every sheep farm needs a marketing strategy. As a sheep farmer what are your dreams and goals for your sheep farm? Do you enjoy the breed of sheep you are raising? What I mean by enjoy the breed of sheep you are raising, the products your sheep produce, do you use them? or are you…… Continue reading Marketing Strategy

Savor the Sunshine

Photo by George Becker on The past three days has been cold, windy and cloudy. I do not like stepping outside on cold days, like below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. I have never cared for the wind, and a cold north wind is miserable for me. I love to look at individual clouds and cloud…… Continue reading Savor the Sunshine

Have You Seen My Brain?

My husband often hears this question as I am walking from room to room searching. His response is “between your ears” and laughs. To me it is not very funny as my “brain” is very important. What I am searching for is my calendar planner. Photo by Olya Kobruseva on This calendar planner is…… Continue reading Have You Seen My Brain?