My daughter, Morgan, and I went out before breakfast to go sort the sheep, llamas, and horse into lockdown areas before the winds really started to pickup.
We bought these nice triplet Registered St Croix ewe lambs out of a Bennett ram (bloodlines I've been after for quite a while). Born 3/23/21. Can't wait to have them in the breeding rotation next year!! This 5 year old Registered Katahdin ewe was given to us. Hope to get some nice babies with our … Continue reading New Blood
We decided to test a few more ewes (all 4 year olds) and a ram for CL (Caseous Lymphadenitis), OPP (Ovine Progressive Pneumonia), and Johnes Disease. All came back negative as I was fairly certain they would! Some of the animals tested are going to be trades for some sheep in Northern Washington State. The … Continue reading Biosecurity Take 2
Today the rams came out of their breeding groups and all got to go into their horse stall, with old tires on the floor, to re-acquaint themselves without killing each other. They will probably stay in there 3-4 days, or until they seem to be mellowed out and getting along again. Their llama is awaiting … Continue reading Breeding Season Ended