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Keeping Critters Warm…

 

Brrrrrrrrr, we are still having some seriously cold weather.  This was the weather report from this morning…1555586_741479072530159_2028721829_n

Our water was froze up and it was freezing in our house but outside the sheep didn’t seem to mind too much…

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Good thing they are hardy Icelandic’s!  This week they’ve been getting extra hay and always have access to the barn and sheds…P1130169 P1130176-001 P1130179

The chickens don’t seem to care for it at all though…

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Good thing there are lots warm sheep taxi’s to keep them warm!

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BTW, our water is going again and we should be starting to warm back up!  Oh ya, we should start lambing any day now, hurry up warmer weather…

 

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Shepherding…

We still have about 17 ewes to lamb, give or take a few depending on how many of the yearling ewes caught last fall.  This lambing season has just zoomed on by and we’re about done!

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Precious little ewe lamb, she weighed just 2.5 lbs when she was born.

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Handsome ram lambs, out of Louise.

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Do I know how she feels!? Tired, yep; sore, yep; walked on, welllll… 😉

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Handsome Reykur, lambs will be coming from his pairing soon.

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Protector of the flock

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Buddies

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Beautiful boy ❤

And the chicks are even growing and in their big chicken feathers now.

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A smitten little girl!

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Weekend Favorites…

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Emma coming in from her first sled ride of the year…

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The storm moving on and BLUE sky…

We have so very little blue sky in the winter, that when it does pop through…we just have to go out and soak it up.

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Big brother Garrett, carrying little Emma to the house…

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A hen in the crab apple tree…

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Iris laughing…

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A snowy Kletta. An Icelandic Sheepdog.

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More blue sky. I just love how the clouds part right above the driveway.

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Thor, moving out…

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Saying “Hi!”

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