Animals

The animals in my life on a ranch.

Lambing 2017 begins…

Lambing 2017

And…..they’re off!  Lambing has officially begun.  Get ready for upcoming lamb cuteness overload in the days ahead.  As for this moment, here’s a sneak peek…. You can never get too much lamb cuteness.  And, even a little teeny bit, is…
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The Screamers

When a ewe lambs, it’s normally a quiet experience.  She rumbles the “mothering chuckle” to her lambs, and they will make cute little lamb-cry sounds to her as they struggle to their feet. It’s a beautiful thing, and one never…
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Sounds & Antics of Lambing Time

I’ve posted lamb cuteness, and lambing-time busyness in pictures.  Let’s add some lambing-time sounds and action. I think it’s fair to say we’ve already established the undeniable, crazy-cuteness of lambs that fills our days during lambing, but what about the…
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Unforgettable Rooster Joe

Rooster Joe RIP cover

The life and times of Rooster Joe, the coolest chicken ever.  RIP, my friend.  I miss you…your happy crow…your magnificence! It was a sad day, March 5, 2016, when our much-loved Rooster Joe passed from this chicken-life to the grasshopper-filled,…
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Lamb cuteness overload…

Cute lamb, Montana ranch

Lambs are the cutest living creatures.  Ever.  And, we get to witness a massive dose of their adorableness every lambing season here in Montana. We run Targhee ewes, which are all white, and we use Suffolk and/or Suffolk-Hampshire cross bucks…
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Sheep Shearing 2016

Come with me on a fun journey of our sheep shearing day!  Finally, folks, the time has come.  I am ready to share and show the sheep shearing.  Okay, now say that ten times, really fast!  Not ba-a-a-a-a-a-d!  (Sorry, I…
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