Sheep Sale

To prepare for surgery the following sheep are for sale. Tommy Chong – Ram – $800 Chong is a 3 yr old Rambouillet/Cormo ram with exceptional fleece. He’s a good sized guy, about 220 lbs, who is nice to his harem and has a 100% success rate in his first 2 breeding seasons. The judges…

Sheep For Sale

Now that my knee replacements are scheduled we need to lighten the workload so we have decided to sell about 20 sheep. We have several wethers that have just been weaned, great for wool or meat. The dark ones are Dorper crosses and have very dense musculature. The white ones are slower growing but taste…

Clyde has a new Farm :)

The time has come for Clyde to find a farm of his own. As my surgery looms closer and I downsize my flocks there is less work for dogs. Clyde is a 2 year old and he really is our dream-dog. Reliable, faithful, and so very versatile, we know we can use him in any…

Fire Sale

As some of you know, our home burned down last September. While everyone survived the home was a total loss. All my fleeces had come home from the fair and were waiting to be sold when 46,000 gallons of water was poured into my home to combat the blaze. Long story short, the fleeces didn’t…

Merino Ram For Sale

Sonny is a 2.5 yr old registered Merino. His sire is Australian Merino via artificial insemination. Sonny is a proven sire – 10 healthy good growing lambs from 5 ewes this year. He was a twin and this year he threw all twins. Great fiber, fine, crimpy, and bright white. $1000.  

Breed vs Fleece

People often ask what kind of sheep I have. I always give the same answer. Soft ones. I want soft, fine, crimpy fleece and I’m not afraid to mix and match to get it. My very first sheep were Icelandic’s. I still have the ewe. Betty Boop is a great mother and an easy keeper,…

Shearing 2019

When I say I raise sheep people tend to ask 2 questions. #1 For what purpose? #2 What kind of sheep. Well, to #1 I say my main focus is the best wool I can raise, but they all taste good. And #2 is the soft cute ones. Since my main focus is the wool,…

Weights and Measures

Today we ran all the AI lambs over the scale and got some photos for our records. I’m really pleased with how this lamb crop is growing. Richter is still the tallest although he is no longer the heaviest. Star Lord holds the heavyweight title this go round. Here is how they all look now….

Updates From The Barn

Rocco and Bloo are keeping a close eye on the lambs. Richter is growing like a weed. He is almost as tall as his mom and he’s less than 60 days old. He’s a good bit taller than the other lambs at this point. Jack and Janet are still sporting slightly differs wool. Jack (left)…

2018 Ends With A Bang

Talk about “right to the wire”. The last ram lamb of 2018 was born during an earthquake just as the New Years Eve fireworks started to show. Let’s recap – We artificially inseminated 4 ewes. We got 9 lambs, 4 girls and 5 boys, every one of them is healthy and beautiful. This process allowed…