Tag Archive

Burying the Ewe

Marion was sick. No one knew what was wrong with her, but she was in pain and she had been in pain and she was not getting better. It started when Avon had fed the sheep food that was too … Continue reading

Freeing a Sheep

One afternoon, some strangers pulled in the driveway and a young woman knocked at the door. “There’s a sheep that is stuck in the fence,” she said, distressed. I summoned Erika and we walked out into the pasture. Way up … Continue reading

Birthing the Lambs

Diggery Do (aka Sweet 16) would not leave me alone. Erika calls her the great mother. I walked into the pen to watch the lambs being born to Velvet, and Sweet 16 came right up to me, dug her nose … Continue reading