Category Archives: Sheep

Springtime at Sweet Hills Farm

Spring is well on its way all over the Northern Hemisphere, and certainly so at Sweet Hills Farm. Everything is brand new – whether plant or animal.  Here are some pics for you to enjoy.

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And Then There’s Dolly…

You may remember Dolly the Ewe – she was a rescue from the animal shelter.  She had been found abandoned and frozen to the ground, emaciated, with 50 pounds of wool hanging from her.   You can read about Dolly; Pinto … Continue reading

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This Week’s Buzz Words

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No Sweat!

The Campaign For Wool is a global initiative promoted by Prince Charles to raise awareness about wool. Enjoy their great ad, then visit the Campaign for Wool website to learn a lot of really interesting things about wool.

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#25 Pinto the BlogDog – The Ram!

Howdy folks, Pinto the BlogDog here.  How’re all y’all?  Had a nice turkey dinner, didya?  I’m still getting’ the scraps – the skin ‘n’ grease ‘n’ gristle – yumm!  Been stuffed fer goin’ on 9 days now.  Plus, it’s COLD, … Continue reading

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Said By A Farm Kid…

  The grandmother, while loading lambs to take to market, tore a rip along the top of her right ring finger.  Down to the bone.  No tendons damaged.  Lots of blood.  But, it stopped bleeding pretty quickly, didn’t hurt too … Continue reading

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#22 Pinto the BlogDog – Lambs! Lambs! Lamby Lamby Lambs!

Howdy Folks! Pinto the BlogDog here!  Boy howdy has it been busy around my farm lately.  It’s lambing season!    I had waited all year for the little babies to come, and now, after the past few weeks, I’m exhausted! … Continue reading

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Dolly the Sheep Gets A Haircut

Here’s a video of Dolly the Ewe finally being shorn.  She’s so clean and white underneath it all!

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#21-Pinto the BlogDog – Dolly’s Flock

Howdy Folks!  Pinto the BlogDog here.  Been purty quiet ’round my place, till just now.  So, I thought I’d best write to all y’all. You’ll remember back at Christmastime when I told’ya ’bout how M’Lady slipped a cog and brought … Continue reading

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#20 Pinto the Blogdog – Dolly the Ewe!

Howdy Folks!  Pinto the BlogDog here.  Been awhile.   Everything’s good here in my world, but boy, howdy, there was a big shake up here on my farm a coupla weeks ago. Humans are funny creatures.  Just when ya think … Continue reading

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