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Entries Tagged as 'grain'

Babes in Snow

April 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Blog, farming

We’ve had a bumper crop of lambs this week–twins everywhere you look. Right on schedule, too. We put the ewes in with the rams first of November, and five months later they’re delivering babies. But just as we were congratulating ourselves on such a mild winter (the animals have been grazing almost continuously for lack […]

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She’s Back!

March 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments · farming

Do you see a sheep in this photo? Charlotte is hiding behind a post in the walk-in shelter. When I bring grain to the cow and the boy goat, Charlotte turns into a stealth ewe, creeping closer and closer as she plots a run for the grain bucket. This is the game we play twice […]

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Grain Thief

March 4th, 2014 · No Comments · farming

The sheep give me a hard time when I feed the cow her bucket of grain. They’d like nothing better than to get their heads in that bucket and the cow–our Jersey heifer Emily–is too nice to do much about it. So when I deliver hay in the morning, I drop it at the other […]

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