The lack of rain in Texas resulted in drought conditions. Not as much hay was harvested in our area, creating a shortage and raising the prices of hay beyond the profit margin for most sheep farmers and cattle ranchers. I am forging ahead despite the increase in hay. I took three lambs to the sheep…… Continue reading Forging Ahead
Is It a Good Time to Buy Sheep?
With the summer drought in my area, people are selling their sheep. They are not just selling lambs or old ewes, selling every sheep they own. The cost of feed for winter has many sheep farmers lowering the number of their flock or just selling all the flock. And yet, I have had three calls…… Continue reading Is It a Good Time to Buy Sheep?
A Little Rain
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Last night and today it has been raining. Much needed rain as the pastures are short, tan, dry grass. I have had my sheep in pens feeding hay since last month not wanting to over graze the dry grass, waiting for the rain. Overgrazing the short dry grass will only…… Continue reading A Little Rain
The month of July has been a busy month for me. The temperatures in July have been near or over 100 degrees fahrenheit. There has been no rain with the high temperatures, the grass has stopped growing. I am having to feed hay. The hay we purchased for fall and winter feed is being fed…… Continue reading July 2022