Category Archives: Sheep

American Wool in the Military

As the single largest domestic buyer of American wool, it is important that the United States Military understands all that wool has to offer when it comes to outfitting American soldiers, airmen and women and sailors. The American Sheep Industry … Continue reading

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#28 Pinto the BlogDog – How to Train Your Sheep Dog

Howdy folks!  How’s it out there in humanland?  I know, I know, it’s been months since I wrote a post.  M’Lady’s been after me daily to “get on it, Pinto!” but I h’aint had no inspiration!  Till now that is. Wait’ll ya hear. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“We wouldn’t have a beef industry without rangeland.” –Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission

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Thought of the Week

Grazing is a tool. It doesn’t take away, but enhances our environment. Grazing is beneficial to our rangelands. -Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission  

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#27 Pinto the BlogDog – You Say Placenta, I Say Deliciousness!

It’s that time of year again!  Placentas!  Placentas!  Placentas everywhere!  When a mamma ewe has her darling little lambys, after they are all delivered safely, the attendant (read: M’Lady) knows that delivery is finished when the ewe finally passes her placenta.  It’s … Continue reading

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Idaho Is Rich With Agriculture!

It’s true that every state grows a large variety of crops and livestock.  Here is Idaho’s list – 194 products and counting!  This list was compiled by Idaho Ag. in the Classroom. Alfalfa Alfalfa seed Alligators Alpacas Apples Apricots Aquatic … Continue reading

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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

Up all night Labor Placenta Amniotic Sac Colostrum Nursing Meconium Babies Twins Triplets Quadruplets

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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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