Category Archives: Critters
Each spring we wait anxiously for our new lambs to be born. Cheviots, the breed of sheep we raise, typically do not breed out of season, so many of our shepherd friends have many lambs on the ground before we … Continue reading
Each September there is a 10 day period when we show our sheep 5 times, and we are almost at the end of that time for 2012. It is an exhausting time, late nights and early mornings, driving while pulling … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who entered the contest here at Dee’s Farm and Family. While you all were sitting in your air-conditioned homes watching the humorous ”Let’s Be Honest” videos, we were at the Tennessee Junior Sheep Expo in Cookeville, TN. Three days … Continue reading
Today (Thurs) was our day for the TN Sheep Producers Wool Pool. We took all the wool that we had sheared from our sheep, and the wool from the other flocks the kids had sheared to the wool pool, where … Continue reading
The end of last week and weekend was extremely busy with preparing for 3 of the children to travel (to different places). Now things are very quiet around the house. And the 1 remaining child and I are doing all … Continue reading
Today was a big cleaning job day. We tackled cleaning the people spaces in the barn, this is the area that the people use rather than the side that the sheep live in, and the loft. It is time to … Continue reading
Nutmeg had a ewe lamb this afternoon. Rams 11, ewes 5
Taylor had twins this morning, one of each! Totals: Rams 11, ewes 4. All the sheep are loving the warm weather we are having here. It is not winter here. We planted seeds to begin our garden today, most of … Continue reading
Midnight babies- twin ram lambs. Rams 10, ewes, 3.
1 more ram lamb. Rams are winning! Rams 8, ewes, 3.