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A Shave and a Haircut

Greg was on vacation last week. Not only did it mean some fun down time, but it was also a time to catch up on some overdue projects around the farm. We extended the clothes line, bush-hogged some pasture, and did a little sheep shearing.Our girls are a mixed breed, mostly hair but with a ...

From the Fleece to the Loom

This morning as I was giving Everest, our ram, some water, I noticed huge chunks of his wool in the floor of his shed. It reminded me that this is shearing time for owners of wool sheep.For about 15 years we had Suffolk sheep. I loved them dearly. They were friendly, funny, and beautiful. ...

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