It’s a hillside. There’s Guinea grass, Reznor grass, cane grass, elephant grass and who knows what other kinds of insanely tall grass growing there. After six months of fencing (we don’t work fast) there are now two ‘lawn Roombas’ at work. Woot!
These particular two sheep are ‘Cypress’ and ‘Flower’. They’re Clun Forest sheep which is a heritage breed that is supposed to do well in wet weather. They’re a woolly sheep with a nice fleece that spins into a ‘sproingy’ yarn.
So far they’ve been here for less than a week and I think it’s gonna take quite awhile before they get that crazy tall grass looking anything like a real pasture.
Anybody know anything about sheep? We’re on a ‘learn as you go’ adventure. They had a vaccination and were wormed before they showed up so hopefully we won’t have any immediate health related things to do.
Not sure how often they will need hoof trims, maybe when they get sheared? Apparently they get sheared once a year so that’s not due until next spring.