Tag Archives: Ireland

Adding Patience to the mix

Most of the time, my flock decisions are based on facts – I like to make these decisions armed with data: average daily gain, fleece produced, the number of lambs produced, etc. I will admit that I have much more difficulty making these same decisions when there isn’t much data available. After all, I am […]

The season of deliveries

Shepherding is cyclic, shifting with the seasons throughout the year. The heavy-duty work of lambing gives way to a period of growth, during which we ensure that each and every one of our lambs remains healthy and happy as they grow into the best version of their genetics. This period is one of evaluating, vaccinating, […]