Lambing – Are you prepared?

Every late Winter, early Spring our ewes make preparations to bring fourlegged beauties into the barn,  Sometimes they arrive as singles, doubles, and triples.  But, more isn’t always errier.  More lambs, mean more mouths to feed and more vigilance on the part of the sheep farmer.  A farmer must be prepared ahead of lambing to

Healing a sick ram – Supportive Care and Porter Beer

In four years of sheep farming, I’ve not encountered much sickness in our small flock apart from some body condition issues due to an early education on the importance of deworming and feed quality provision.  Farmers, like all animals lovers, develop bonds with their animals.  There is a fine line between pet and farm animal