Monthly Archives: October 2010

Autumn Sheep and Goat Maintenance

We hired a shearer to do the fall shearing this year.  My back is not up for shearing anymore, and we have 11 sheep and goats that needed it.  Zander did a great job- no nicks on the sheep, and … Continue reading

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Cider

Yesterday Tom and his son finished pressing apples, and Tom set up these carboys to start fermenting.  There’s about 30 more gallons of cider here.  Today Tom bottled the first two carboys of cider with a little of my help. … Continue reading

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Autumn Sheep Chores

Today I actually did some animal chores!  The animals needed to be moved to their winter pastures as the grass will not grow anymore, and hay feeding needs to begin.  In this moving process the rams and ewes were briefly … Continue reading

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