We have three rams that are ready to find new homes. Registered miniature cheviots are hardy, fertile, and cute. They are still rams but easier to handle. Ages range from 1-2 years old. Cost is $250 per ram.
I’m pretty sure that’s what I said the first time I heard the term “tilt table” in reference to sheep. Did they actually mean to say turntable? Do sheep enjoy classic vynil more than the average bardyard animal? It turns out a tilt table is used to grab a sheep, hold it tight, and turn […]
Texas is not an easy climate for a wool sheep. This year’s cooler and wetter weather are a relief for our Cheviot herd. There is nothing easy about shearing a sheep. The equipment is expensive. The sheep are uncomfortable. The people are uncomfortable. Someday we will be able to invest in better equipment. We do […]
We had given up hoping that our cheviot ewes were pregnant since all the Dorper ewes had already long since finished their birthing. But McKayla’s call from the barn this morning sounded different. She didn’t come out from the barn or overnight pen with the others. She called calmly from the barn – almost announcing […]