The Elk are Down

The Elk are Down

The deep snow up high has brought the elk back down to the valley. This big bull is eating the old hay we spread as mulch last fall. Meanwhile, Ken is trying to clear out enough snow from the aisle way so we can get in to feed the ram...
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...