A Dog Tries To Tempt Lambs Into Playing Stick Tag

A Dog Tries To Tempt Lambs Into Playing Stick Tag

This morning there was a cross species game of tag with a stick. The Big Fellow found a stick twice his own length and wanted me to throw it for him. I had to turn this kind offer down as it was much to big to throw any distance at all. So he started playing with the...
How to Pull a Lamb Out of Sheep Wire

How to Pull a Lamb Out of Sheep Wire

When the lambs get to a certain size they can still put their heads through the sheep fencing but they can’t pull themselves back out. This is when you loose ear tags, which is why I just have small butcher tags in their ears until I sell them or they grow too...
I Bite The Bullet Today Vaccinating For the SBV Virus

I Bite The Bullet Today Vaccinating For the SBV Virus

Today I bite the bullet and injected my flock of ewes with the SBV vaccine which is “Vaccinating for Schmallenberg Virus”. The  Schmallenberg Virus is a very resent new virus which is spread by midge bites with an end result of very deformed lambs. This...
I Am Tweeting Irish Farmer This Week

I Am Tweeting Irish Farmer This Week

I am the tweeting Irish farmer this week which means I tweet about Zwartbles sheep farming on my farm also the public can ask me questions about sheep farming. The twitter address is @tweetingfarmers I made a short film as my Monday morning start to the day was...
Animals Help Load Wool While Humans Unload on Wool Delivery Day

Animals Help Load Wool While Humans Unload on Wool Delivery Day

Today was delivery day of wool to the mill. So I had to pack up all the wool I had been collecting and bring it down for weighing. I had loads of unsolicited help at home while I was loading the wool into the horse box. When we got to the mill I had to rely on human...

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