2021, Waiting on lambs!

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Rain finally stopped enough to mow two paths for more fencing!
Decided to widen the paddock past the arena. And the two next to the road, I'll move the fencing over to make them wider, too. But for now, I'll add the fence and it'll be a 3rd paddock by the road. I'll redo its fence by the trees in late winter/early spring when I can see the ground. There's a big dip that I may want to fence off or try to fill in before allowing the sheep access closer to it. Also, can't put the fence up against the trees when I can't see jackshyt.
I need to move the sheep Wednesday or Thursday, so I have to get the arena paddock done first. Will be putting in the tposts today, not sure how much of the fencing I'll get up.
Though, as I look at the pictures, I wonder if I should just leave it as 3 road paddocks...🤔
That makes...12? paddocks in all, with the steep upper pond hillside to be #13 in the future. Again, I'll need the help of winter to get the fence up against the trees.
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That's a lot of fencing. My place will have 5 fields when it is all done. 3 big fields for rotational grazing, the area around the barn which will be winter grazing + sacrifice area, then the pond will be fenced so it can be opened or closed. Don't want the mini going out on a frozen pond and falling in. I don't worry about the big guys, the water won't freeze hard enough they will be able to get more than 2-3 feet deep before it breaks and they will be able to get out but the mini only weighs around 200 lbs so he could get a good bit further before it broke and at that point he wouldn't be able to get out on his own.
 

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Seeing as how I've gone from 30 ewes to 40, I'll need bigger paddocks...
Been thinking of redoing the 4 triangle ones by the barn down into 3 paddocks. 🤔
Also why the 2 by the road seemed too small to me.

Just need to clip the fence to the posts!
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Thinking the one next to house takes the second one's hill and from the pond backside to the road. Then the 2nd one is widened to the gate, where I mowed. I'll have to go measure to see if that's roughly half for each.

White is current, red is expanded.
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red is expanded. Then white is the new 2nd paddock.
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