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New Lambs Are Home

We went ahead and fetched our two little Shetland lambs today. I am surprised at how small and light they are, little bundles of fluff with sharp hooves. They are no bigger than our little terrier, and much more timid. … Continue reading

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New Goat, New Sweater

It has been a surprisingly busy month, with travel plans, spring chores, band concerts, and prepping for new animals in the barnyard. We were waiting for a stretch of dry weather to bring home the new goat, but it never … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Lambs

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I brought home two Shetland Lambs in May to fill the hole in my heart from losing my black goat, Ely. I let them out into the pasture on their second … Continue reading

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Clean, Fresh Goat

Poor Eddy was hot, sweaty, and panting in the sliver of shade under the big wooden spools. It was a heavy humid day with no breeze and I decided we’d both benefit from a hosing down. I got a halter … Continue reading

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Watching for a Bond

I am very hopefully watching my three wards for signs that they may develop some bonds of affection. Certainly, the sheep have that with each other. You’d think there was a short invisible rope between them because when one changes … Continue reading

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