Author Archives: Donna

Shearing Day

So today was sheep (and goat) shearing day.  It is the biggest day of the year for me as a shepherd.  We worked hard getting everything ready, including placing down cottonwood stepping “stones” and bark in front of the barn.  Below … Continue reading

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The War Against Cottonwoods

  has begun.  My husband, step-son and our neighbor/tree guy came yesterday and took down our cottonwoods.  Here is our tree guy climbing one of the trees. Here is the battlefield afterward AKA our backyard. Here is the new view looking … Continue reading

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Sheep Maintenance Day

was today.  This involves us catching each of our 29 sheep, moving them to the stand and hoisting them onto the stand, securing their head.  Then Tom trimmed their hooves.  This is usually my job but with my messed up … Continue reading

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