We have been on a vacation. But we arrived back home late last night, and so today we are back at it with a vengeance. We got some of the sheep ready for the shearer. The shearing went quite well, and now I have five fleeces drying.
Then we set up the goat and sheep breeding groups. This involved getting pens ready for all the groups and then catching and moving individuals into their new spots. First was Jocko becoming reacquainted with Wink.
Then Shaun met for the first time Dete, Moll and Tanya. This is a new experiment for us, crossing breeding Shetlands to Gotland-Finn and Cotswold sheep. I am hoping for colorful amazing fleeces and lambs of decent size at butchering time. Plus I am hoping to milk the Finn cross ewes for cheese making.