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sheep greetings

I don’t know why we are still relearning how sweet sheep are. I guess it says something about their reputation–and how different (our) sheep are from their reputation. This morning’s lesson: I went out to say hello to the sheep … Continue reading

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of llama and lambs

Here’s another guest post from Ron. Not sure about the ratio of “regular” and “guest” posts in recent months, however. Diego the llama has been with us for several months now, and I have spent a fair amount of time … Continue reading

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a shepherd and his sheep

Ron got back from a trip early this week. I picked him up at the airport and we got home just before dusk. As usual, the sheep (and their llama, Diego) were out and about. When Ron got out of … Continue reading

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on the job

Thankfully, Diego the llama is, as Ron puts it, on the job. Integration Friday afternoon went smoothly. Poor Diego was castrated Wednesday afternoon and we had planned to integrate him with the flock Saturday morning, but Ron decided to do … Continue reading

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update on joseph

We are relieved to share that Joseph the lamb is doing very well after the coyote attack Tuesday afternoon. PHEW. He is recovering amazingly quickly–physically at least. The vet stitched him up and he has five days of penicillin, pain … Continue reading

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despite diego

We believe sweet Joseph the lamb was attacked by a coyote between 4 and 6 yesterday afternoon. Full daylight (!!). The coyote conundrum intensifies. The subject heading is actually misleading because the sheep and Diego the llama are not yet … Continue reading

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coyote conundrum

Here is another guest post from Ron. All my life I have thrilled at the sound of coyotes howling and I’ve had the rare privilege of hearing wolves in the wild in Montana. I hold great admiration for these intelligent … Continue reading

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