Young Swans At Cota Farms

A rare opportunity came our way this summer and we jumped on it!  We had swans before but lost them largely through inexperience with keeping these majestic birds.  The availability and cost of these birds vary so much it is difficult to price them but from what limited experience we have it was a dealContinue reading “Young Swans At Cota Farms”

We Like Sheep

Since I have become a shepherd, I have become oh so aware of what it means to be a sheep and it is quite disturbing.  There are too many references in literature liking people to sheep and it is not just a metaphor.  Among the most disturbing references is the idea that the very smallContinue reading “We Like Sheep”

Why we feed our sheep grain

Extremes get our attention.  Images and statistics of extreme behaviors, practices and ideology is often the subject of news stories, movies and books.  This is logical when you think about it as at least one goal of all these media is to get people to look at it and somehow convey money back to thoseContinue reading “Why we feed our sheep grain”