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Romney sheep and our lambs

The Romney sheep breed originated in the challenging wetland area of the Romney Marsh in southeast England. Over the centuries, the locals developed a sheep that was able to withstand the cold, wet conditions in which they lived. Even the youngest lambs had heavily felted ears and thick, warm fleece that could shake off the […]

Romney changes

Every summer our flocks undergo a metamorphosis. I say flocks because in this instance we run two separate groups: a Romeldale/CVM flock and a Romney flock. At some point between May and September, part of my role as shepherdess is to determine the future direction of these flocks: who stays and who goes; and if […]

Grace’s great escape

Our ewes and their lambs are currently grazing the South Pasture, which has a long stretch of road on the southern border. When I turned them into that field on Monday, there was plenty of grazing for this week, before bringing them into the barn on Friday to wean a good number of our lambs. […]