mysunwolf - four acres and some sheep

mysunwolf

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Funny story: I forgot to mention that after my water broke and we went to the hospital to check on baby, we came home and moved hay for the cow and worked sheep during the beginning stages of labor :lol: Got all the CDT done and some deworming before we had to head back in to the hospital.

Has anyone heard from @samssimonsays with an update?
 

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All right lovely BYH folks, I miss you!! Our LO is 10 months old and can entertain himself for some small stretches of time, so I figured I should write something here.

I can't say much yet as we don't know if it's going to work out financially. BUT, my neighbor and I are applying for a planning grant for our sheep dairy. Hopefully 75+ ewes. I work at a local cow dairy and am learning how to make aged cheese on a larger scale. This year I'm also doing sheep milk shares with some of our new dairy ewes, who have just started lambing!

I built the farm back up a bit. We did turkeys last year, and my mother in law helped us by babysitting while friends came to help with processing. We're doing turkeys again this year, and meat chickens, and I have egg layers again! Plus last fall I bought two beef bottle calves, they are freemartins and are gorgeous. I picked up a breeding pair of kunekunes late in 2019, and some Durocs in January 2020 to butcher sooner. This year I'm planting a bigger garden due to all the food this child eats!! And am making progress on my swale/apple orchard/duck habitat space.

Thanks for reading! I hate being so out of the loop here.

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Oh, and I adopted an Anatolian Shepherd x Scotch Collie puppy and am raising him to be a porch guardian! Here he is with the true livestock guardian, Puff.

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I love the pictures, the animals look so healthy. You take good care of them. I used to say that when you have a baby, you drop out of life for the first two years. LOL I'm glad that you dropped in to say hello to us, I know your hands are full.
 
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