Tag Archives: Myth

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 […]

Saving Patton

Good shepherding involves a certain store of factual information filed away in the recesses of your brain. Obviously the more you know about your sheep, the better choices you can make for their care. Over the years, I have done a lot of research and have gained a wealth of knowledge, and when the time […]

More ultrasound results

There’s a lot of information contained in the data we collect at ultrasounding, and the days that follow are filled with trying to make sense of the numbers. Sometimes I don’t know quite what to make of the numbers I’m working with, and at other times things make sense. For example, I was not surprised […]