Category Archives: Herding

Coming to my call

Our sheep are generally out in the pasture 24/7 this time of year. It used to be that if we needed to move them from one field to another or get them into a barn for some reason, I had to take out one of our herding dogs to do so. The sheep understood that […]

The move to a new field

Starting the grazing in our pastures and rotating the flock from one field to the next is a complicated thing each spring. We try to get them grazing early enough that we don’t run out of hay yet not so early that they set back the pasture growth for the year. It is never the […]