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Archive for February 2011


Our rent-a-ram Zeus first “serviced” the ewes on December 14, which means if any of them got knocked up that first day, we’re looking at a due date of May 10, with a “be on the lookout” range of May 1 through May 22.  If any of them got pregnant on his last day at […]

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This was just too good not to share verbatim. Barney got into the ladies today. He could not have been in there more than 2 hours before I got him back into his pen and shut tight. He did try to mount them all though. He also hurt his nose, I think the ring got […]

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After Watson died, we decided we wanted to get a new dog relatively quickly.  As Will put it, it was just too sad looking at his empty bowls and bed all day. We knew we’d never feel the same way about another dog, but the next dog would be Alston’s dog – the one in […]

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This weekend, it got up to 70 degrees here.  I know, that’s evil of me to say when half the country is still buried under epic amounts of snow, but it really was like waking up from a long nap and being greeted with a warm cup of tea and a copy of The New […]

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While I chronicled Barney’s arrival, I never did post a proper picture, so consider this his formal introduction. As you can see, he looks much more like a wild hog, with his elongated snout, than the girls.  He also has a “humane ring” in his nose to keep him from rooting.  We’re going to remove […]

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The good news is that Big Bertha appears to be doing quite well.  Her limp is almost healed and she’s able to keep up with the rest of the herd.  Unfortunately, she still appears to be blind. So I guess I have a Special Needs Sheep now.  Hmmm. We never did need those antibiotics, in […]

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