Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Snow day

To anyone that's reading this blog still Merry Christmas.

We have some snow today at Ridgeway Farm. In fact it is still coming down but so far hasn't amounted to more than a pretty covering. Perfect for some pictures though.

Isabella had never seen snow before. She was very curious.

And decided it looked rather tasty so proceeded to eat it from Sabrina's back.

I'm not sure Sabrina was impressed by her antics.

Griffin is another snow first timer. He also declared it quite yummy.

And if you look closely you can see his Santa Claus impression as he has snow stuck on his chin.

Jewel is very taken with Griffin and they are actually quite inseperable. Very cute.

Sunny loves the snow and in the past week has become the perfect gentleman again. He likes to look after his ladies is happier standing guard at night over them now we leave his door open. I think I will try and find him a new home where he can live outside. Come lambing I don't want to leave the barn open at night.

I'm actually going to cut down my small flock by a few sheep more, and think that I will sell Gypsy this year too. I'd like to go down to 3-4 ewes, a ram and a wether for company. We'll see though lol.

Have a wonderful holiday to all my sheepy (and non-sheepy) friends, and enjoy this festive season!


  1. Nice pictures! Happy Holidays Shula!

  2. Oh YAY! You are still alive ; ). Happy Holidays to you too!

  3. Great pictures! I am curious about the coats on the sheep. Are they not warm enough with their fleece?

  4. Hi Kate the coats are not for warmth they are to protect the fleece from vegetable matter (may bits etc) so they are clean come shearing time.

    Thanks Kara and Corinne :)

  5. Merry Christmas Shula! I still love Sunny and am still wishing I was at a number that it would work for me. Tucker, our "bad ram" went for a "ride" last less to worry about. So far, Xander is a gentleman and our other rams are either quite young or gentle. Barley is working out wonderfully, also, and my gulmoget ram, Thistle, is now in Vermont so maybe come Spring if Sunny is still there.....we'll see.
    Happy holidays to you and your family!