Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Cleaning up before Garvin Mesa Day. Who says backhoes can’t have high technology? Here’s our version of Bluetooth....
Delivering Hay

Delivering Hay

Morning Chores. We move the ewes out of the pen and close the gate. Ken can then drive a bale in and place it under the hay shed row roof. Put the hay feeder panels back around the bale and then take the twines off and let the sheep in. It’s working well. These...
Sheep Happens

Sheep Happens

Sadly we had a ram yearling die today. He’d been injured in a fight. As required we had to do a post mortem on him to determine the cause of death. Unfortunately it was a burst bladder, probably from getting a horn in the belly. We are allowed to bury animals on...
Snow Insulation

Snow Insulation

We have a hose connected to a buried pipe that runs ditch water. It usually freezes part way through winter. We leave the hose running and that helps but lately we’ve discovered that we can keep the water running longer if we cover the hose with snow after we...
Managed Grazing

Managed Grazing

We move the sheep to fresh grass every day or two. We use electric netting to keep them contained in the grazing segment. This allows the grass to rest after grazing and is really improving the quality of the pasture.