Posts Tagged ‘ Boys ’

Pregnant Ewes, Lambing Season and When Things Don’t Go Right

January 19, 2013
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Pregnant Ewes, Lambing Season and When Things Don’t Go Right

Our 15 year old son is a shepherd to a small, but expanding flock of sheep.  He has had a relatively easy time with the sheep compared to other animals my kids have tried out.  These sheep seem very hardy and resistant to disease.  They lamb easy and often have twins.  They are easy to…

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How to castrate a pig ?

August 2, 2010
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How to castrate a pig ?

If you have a farm, you might someday have a pig.  If you have a pig, you might someday have more pigs?  If you have a herd of pigs, chances are you might need to know how to castrate your own pig?  or at least know someone who knows how to do that! We started…

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Bow Making

October 16, 2009
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 More on this later… but wouldn’t it be fun to make your own weapons from your own land?

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