Category: sheep

Farm Life: Highs and Lows Part III

Beth already spilt the beans as they say.  But, today was another exciting day on the farm with many lessons in the ups and downs of life. It started off very “low” in the early hours of the morning.  You…

Farm Life: Highs and Lows – Part One

God is so good to us that often times we take for granted the favours and blessings he daily gives on our behalf.  Farm life seems to have a built in mechanism to bring us back to that reality on…

Farming in the Arctic South

As we try to thaw out from this incredibly unreal day here on the farm, we have lots to blog about…upcoming soon! Right now it is about 14 degrees…with wind chill being even colder.  Here’s the weather warning: BITTERLY COLD…

Head ’em up, move ’em out…

The day has arrived and we are downsizing here at Vaughnshire (for a change!).  We will be less one cow, one pig and two lambs out in the pasture —  We’re off to the butcher…that is if we can manage…

The 5 year old farm boy

If you could have know how farm illiterate/challenged we were just a few years ago, you might appreciate some of the farm stories all the more.  I remember driving by a neighbor’s farm not long after we had moved from…

Got Sheep Milk?

So now that we have both sheep and goats we have the proverbial discussions among the “owners” of said animals as to which one is better to have. In researching some of the qualities of both we turned up a…

Another Baby Ram!

Sunday morning we awoke to find a new baby ram romping and playing in our pasture!  Our second baby lamb born here on the farm in a week.  All are well and thriving.  Out of all the farm animals, I…