Ewes out on Pasture

Ewes out on Pasture

We got the ewes out onto one of the pastures. There isn’t much grass but we need them to start moving so they are in good shape for lambing. They sure like to go out and find the tasty bits. They are moving in and out a lot and that will help with their...
Wider than they are tall!

Wider than they are tall!

Pregnant Ewe The ewes aren’t due to lamb until the last week in April. However, they are really round now. I always tell people that our sheep are wider than they are tall when they are heavily pregnant but most folks don’t believe me. So here is the...
Sheep AI Work

Sheep AI Work

We are again doing research with the USDA National Animal Germplasm Program. This year we are collecting blood samples as well as other data on the ewes to evaluate their ovulation status. The experiment calls for blood collections every hour so we have a lot to do....