Tag Archives: Cinnamon

introducing…

… Chaco and Francisco (Paco), Cinnamon’s twin boys. Here they are at just over three hours old. Chaco is closer to the camera with more brown. He looks more like his father, Shemp. Paco is closer to Cinnamon. He’s almost … Continue reading

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twins!!

The first lamb(s) are here! Cinnamon had twins at 8:00 and 8:10 this morning in the spring sunshine after going into labor around 7 o’clock. She gave birth under the tarp by the sheep shack. It was easy to watch … Continue reading

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boys, I

Too much still going on at work. Meanwhile, much has been going on at the farm, although I’ve had little time to share. I’ll start a little series today (we’ll see how long it takes me…) on stories about boys … Continue reading

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cinnamon

Ron had read somewhere that Navajo Churro sheep sometimes turn white as they mature. Our sheep are dark brown/black, but they can also be white. Like the originally-named “Whitey” who was the ram sire of Half Moon. Cinnamon is the … Continue reading

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cinnamon update

Just a quick update on Cinnamon. She’s fine again. I guess that sheep, like humans, occasionally tweak or twist an ankle or leg. She was hobbling pretty badly mid to late last week, but she was a lot better Friday … Continue reading

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naked sheep

At last! The sheep shearing post! The sheep were sheared last Sunday afternoon. We took before, during, and after photographs. I finally got a chance to upload them today. Here are a few “before” photos. Check out the wooly coats! … Continue reading

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poor cinnamon

A blog post on sheep shearing from Sunday will be forthcoming (have to download the photos, among other things), but, in the meantime, poor Cinnamon. The sheep were sheared Sunday afternoon. They got pretty upset, in part due to our … Continue reading

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