This is about six-weeks ago, but I thought you might enjoy it as much as I do!
Last night, lambing season officially came to a close with a happy ending–an easy birth (albeit late!) and a single buck lamb. … More My life with lambs
Those of you who have spent time with me in the last seven years have probably heard me mention my very special sheep, Joan. I know each of my thirty sheep on sight, but not all have names or interact with me on a daily basis. But greeting Joan with a pat or a hug … More Leicester Sagas—Joan the Bold
Border Leicester sheep are wonderful grazers, becoming ever more proficient as they mature. At first glance, they may appear to nibble the forages indiscriminately, but they are actually feeling the plants with their lips and selecting what they want to eat. This isn’t as obvious when they are out on lush pasture where everything … More Summer Grazing: featuring Alvina and Joan