Category Archives: Time management

Nearly shearing day!

The shepherding year contains milestones that mark our progress through the year, indicating the end of one production period and the beginning of another. For our flock, the cycle begins when we put our sheep into breeding groups. That is followed by ultrasounding, shearing of our ewes, the birth of the first lambs, the birth […]

Medicine for the soul

What I do here on the farm is hard to describe in terms that most people would understand. Some times of year, it seems almost all-encompassing when checking on the sheep, feeding our many groups, and helping deliver lambsĀ  takes almost all of the time I have in a day. Yet, at other times of […]