It's hard to believe that it's June already! Still getting temps in the upper 50's/low 60's for highs with the sporadic mid to upper 70's thrown in lately. Rain is still a more constant companion than sun right now too. Not that I'm complaining if it helps our drought situation around here. I would love for the pastures to stay green longer than July. Now onto your regularly scheduled blog for the week! Enjoy! Amy
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.
The rams and llamas needed a small lean-to as well so Shane and Amy got one built! A 10x12 lean-to for 4 rams and 2 llamas Now it has 2 solid walls facing South and West. A half wall faces East. The rain storms come from the South-West so the lean-to protects completely those two … Continue reading Lean-To Number 2
We've been working on the lean-to winter shelter for the horse and rams. It will have 2 sides, one for the horse, and one that only the rams can get into. This way the horse doesn't get into the ram's alfalfa and pig out. Here's the gallery of work we've done (mostly Shane's done haha). … Continue reading Lean-to Work
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