Healthy Sheep is a Happy Sheep

Sheep who are healthy are happy sheep. There is a balancing of nutrition, care and expenses. Once a sheep is healthy, the work is maintaining the health. Sheep that are not fed well, underweight or not receiving the nutrients needed, will get sick more often. In my own experience, sheep that were a little underweight…… Continue reading Healthy Sheep is a Happy Sheep

Start Where You Are, Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Dorper Ram, sold for $12,800 at Mid-American Dorper Sale, April 2022 My husband and I attended the Mid-American Dorper Show and Sale this past weekend. We walked through the pens looking at Dorper sheep. Seeing traits we would like to have in our flock, and some we did not. Attending the show and sale encourages…… Continue reading Start Where You Are, Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Spring is Arriving

Photo by Hiu1ebfu Hou00e0ng on Today, we let the young expecting ewes out to graze. The grass and legumes are growing, pastures are starting to turn green. I love spring when trees and pastures start putting forth their green color. The air is warmer, more humid. The birds are returning to our area. The…… Continue reading Spring is Arriving