Hey Howdy Hay!

July 31, 2011 at 7:09 pm 7 comments

Got me some nice local grass hay yesterday!

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2nd cutting. Just over a ton.

And I’m so pleased to be able to put it in the sheep shed this year.

We finally got the roof done, and separated the sheep half from the hay/people stuff half.

Here is a view of the hay/people half from the sheep side-

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And vice versa-

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Here’s Edgar, having just approved the new placement of the mineral feeder-

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And Felix and Griff enjoying our unusually lush late-July pasture.

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Guess all this rain is good for something!

I’m still working on getting a bunch of fiber ready for my annual Langley crafting retreat this week.

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I’ve got three batts of Chone all worked up (on the right), some shetland/dyed mohair blend (center), and some misc leftovers that might come along too (left).
Hope to still do some more carding tonight.

So hard to decide what to take!

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Michelle  |  July 31, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Wow, EVERYthing looks GREAT! Barn, pastures, sheep, batts….

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    • 2. sheepsclothing  |  July 31, 2011 at 8:51 pm

      Thanks Michelle. I’m so pleased to have it all put together. Gotta keep the boys happy 🙂

      Reply
  • 3. schoonoverfarm  |  July 31, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Your hay looks great. Nice feeling, isn’t it, having your hay secured. The fiber is lovely, as always.

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    • 4. sheepsclothing  |  July 31, 2011 at 8:48 pm

      Thanks. Yeah, it is a really good feeling having the hay in. Think I did a better job selecting it this year, too. This stuff is a lot finer and smells so great!

      Reply
  • 5. Christine  |  August 1, 2011 at 4:44 am

    That lush pasture is looking pretty good right now. Dry as a bone here. We just put up hay as well, good feeling to have that done. I’m glad Edgar approved of the placement. I have pretty strict building inspectors myself. 😉

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  • 6. Farmlady  |  August 1, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    I’m so glad that Edgar approved of the new sheep shed. We do have to keep these animals happy, don’t we?
    That hay looks good.Wish I had a flat pasture to grow my own.
    That fleece looks wonderful..Happy Carding.

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    • 7. sheepsclothing  |  August 7, 2011 at 6:36 pm

      Indeed. 🙂

      Reply

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