Weighing the Hay

All the first cutting hay is in. John came down to weigh some bales so we can pay for it. We buy the hay by weight not by the bale. First cutting ended up being 664 bales and 19.3 tons. Normally we get about 45 tons for the first cutting. After the haying we needed to...

Moving Sheep and New Hay

We moved the sheep to the other side of the orchard today and discovered that very new lambs are able to climb back through the divider fence. We managed to get them all back but it was a bit of a challenge. Hay is finally being delivered. The cold spring made first...

New Feeders

We got the new ram lamb feeders installed today. Here are the boys before we moved them back into their normal pen. New feeder 2 pieces that connect to make one big feeder. Desert Weyr Farm...

Feeding Sheep

Sheep are in the winter pens now. Here are the ewes eating hay and later a nearly empty feeder. We are going through more hay than normal, but we also have more sheep than normal. A good selection of ewes, ewe lambs and ram lambs for sale if you want your own flock of...

Last of the Hay for the Year

Judd got the last of the hay baled and delivered today. We buy hay from the neighbors and this second cutting looks especially good. There was more than we expected. We won’t need any additional hay for the year and are well set for winter. Next job is to send a...