Tag Archives: coats

Baby sheep coats

Although many farms coat only their adult sheep, we coat our flock nearly from the moment of birth. Minutes after a lamb takes its first breath, I clip the umbilical cord and put on its first coat. Throughout the year we collect sweatshirts and sweatpants from our own household and from clothing donated by others. […]

Fern’s dilemma

I was looking out of the window the other day at the ewe flock in the Fire Circle Pasture when I noticed that there were a number of ewes gathered together, obviously trying to destroy something. They stood in a circle, stomping and head-butting whatever was in the middle of the group. From my vantage […]