Bunny came to us from Hound River Farm in April of 2015. On January 17, 2016 Bunny had twin ewes named THING ONE and THING TWO. The sire of these twins was "Mandrake" who came from Hound River Farm and was a registerable ram On December 30, 2016 Bunny had a single ewe lamb named … Continue reading Bunny
Josie was a big boned "Big Mama". She gave us a baby ram lamb September 30, 2015 who was named Puff. Puff sired his first lambs born in May of 2017 who were twin lambs from Bunny.
Allie died the very hot summer of 2016. She left us with her daughter Weslyn (2016) and her granddaughter Roxie (2017)
Bruser was born January 3, 2016 to a lovely Katahdin doe who we bottle-fed with goat milk. His dam was Oka and his sire was Mandrake. Both sire and dam came from Hound River Farm in Hahira. Bruser grew to be a very chunky and well formed ram. Because of inbreeding questions with our whole herd, … Continue reading Bruser the ram and Oka his dam
Weslyn was born on our farm January 9, 2016. Her dam Allie was a foundation doe who came from Hound River Farm as did her sire Mandrake. The above photo is of Weslyn and her February lamb Roxie. Below are some photos of Allie her dam. Allie's winter coat was pure white and solid brown … Continue reading Weslyn
Thing Two and her twin sister, Thing One, were born on January 17, 2016. Both their dam Bunny and their sire Mandrake came from Hound River Farm. February 21, 2017, Thing Two had a ram lamb named Neymar. His sire was Bruser.
Thing One was born on January 17, 2016. Both her dam Bunny and sire Mandrake came from Hound River May 2017 Thing One birthed twin doe lambs #14&15 below with Puff. January 21, 2018 Thing One had a big ram lamb. The sire is Puff.
Puff is our Katahdin ram. He was born September 29, 2015 and sired his first lambs, twin does, who were born from Thing One on May 13, 2017. Puff's dam, Josie, was one of the foundation does from Hound River Farm.
The greatest value that our pressure cooker has for us is the use with rabbits and sheep who have grown too big to be tender when slaughtered. Our butcher slaughters and hangs our lamb meat, but occasionally the sheep and rabbit is just too old at slaughter time and the meat would work into our … Continue reading Pressure Cooking Tough Meats
Our first Katahdin ewe was bought in 2003 from Hound River Farm. Although we gave her to our daughter when we bought our present farm, we returned to Hound River Farm to begin our sheep herd again in 2015. We are very happy with how well adjusted this hair sheep is in this hot climate. … Continue reading Katahdin Sheep
We found that these portable hutches work very well for most sheep and goats in our temperate climate. They also work great for pasture raised chickens and can be made much smaller. Lastly, they are very useful as framework for low tunnels, enabling garden crops to grow safely during the winter months. These hutches may … Continue reading Homemade portable hutches