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I won't tell anyone the count...of sheep. 😎. That's a lot of land. Mines only 15 acres and too much some days. 😁 less goats than you have sheep! But most kids will sell in August, so I'll only carry about 15ish thru winter....plus a doz old minis.

I've been up in Culpeper. Like the roll of the land but, warmer here. Many, many years ago tried to buy near Staunton. Just never happened. Probably a good thing, looking back. :old. I like your new building.
 

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I won't tell anyone the count...of sheep. 😎. That's a lot of land. Mines only 15 acres and too much some days. 😁 less goats than you have sheep! But most kids will sell in August, so I'll only carry about 15ish thru winter....plus a doz old minis.

I've been up in Culpeper. Like the roll of the land but, warmer here. Many, many years ago tried to buy near Staunton. Just never happened. Probably a good thing, looking back. :old. I like your new building.

A dozen miniature horses??
As in 12??😲

I have 5 horses in all, 2 are ponies & 3 are minis, and honestly, I'd prefer no more than 3...AND they all need to live on a hay only diet. πŸ˜‘

Some days, I really question my sanity, lol. Certainly better than hard to keep weight on type of horses, but trying to keep minis a decent weight when living with ponies, let alone fit, is so stressful and difficult! They really should be in two separate herds! As the 2 mini girls are faaat and need a tiny speck of hay, vs the gelding mini & 2 ponies. πŸ˜–
 

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Yep, as in 12! 😁 old and just living out their lives. Two are 18 & 19...everyone else 24 to 37. Most very late 20s. Some of my old breeding herd and a couple rescues. Used to raise them & mini donkey, back when they were expensive! They all do well on pasture and soft, 2nd cut hay, usually orchard in winter. The one old guy gets a sr complete feed, as he doesn't eat hay anymore. Couple of the eldest gals might have to do sr feed this winter...will watch.

My goats eat way more than minis.
 

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Some days, I really question my sanity, lol. Certainly better than hard to keep weight on type of horses, but trying to keep minis a decent weight when living with ponies, let alone fit, is so stressful and difficult! They really should be in two separate herds! As the 2 mini girls are faaat and need a tiny speck of hay, vs the gelding mini & 2 ponies. πŸ˜–
I'm really lucky with my mini, he holds good weight in a 10 acre pasture with grass taller than he is.
 

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The lambs are still surprising me!

Fossa's black twins aren't black, but may be spotted!?
That means that Fossa is a secret spot carrier born in California.

The ram has obvious white on the knee and a hair or two on the head.
The ewe has white on the top of her head & both sides.
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I won't tell anyone the count...of sheep. 😎. That's a lot of land. Mines only 15 acres and too much some days. 😁 less goats than you have sheep! But most kids will sell in August, so I'll only carry about 15ish thru winter....plus a doz old minis.

I've been up in Culpeper. Like the roll of the land but, warmer here. Many, many years ago tried to buy near Staunton. Just never happened. Probably a good thing, looking back. :old. I like your new building.
Oh, @Mini Horses it would have been sooooo wonderful if you had bought near Staunton... then we could be two old maids, helping each other and growing old together!!!!! I can not take the humidity down where you are....
 

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