Small Farm Profits (sheep & goats)

Making money on a small farm is difficult.  You can do this or that and sell a few dozen eggs or tomatoes but when you count the dollars very often you will find that you have spent more than you made.  And that is if you are already on a farm.  It is not practicalContinue reading “Small Farm Profits (sheep & goats)”

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”

Komondor Puppies

PUPPIES!  We have puppies, roly poly, cute and cuddly, adorable and precious.  And not just any puppies but Komondor puppies!  For many years I had watched the dog shows and marveled at the Komondorok as they floated around the ring.  How many times did I remark, “I want one of those”?  Well much has changedContinue reading “Komondor Puppies”

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”