Rams: A Lesson in Tough Love

Sheepy Hollow Farm

Why do you suppose a ram, a male sheep, is called a ram?

ram  (rm) n.

1. A male sheep.
2. Any of several devices used to drive, batter, or crush by forceful impact, especially:
a. A battering ram.
b. The weight that drops in a pile driver or steam hammer.
c. The plunger or piston of a force pump or hydraulic press.
3. A hydraulic ram.
They say a picture paints a thousand words…
The good news…neither bad boy has ever ‘rammed’ me! The shed roof is almost  5-feet above the ground. I have springy sheep! Grrrrrrr….
This is my lovely ram’s shed, a snap-shot of recent rams’ destructive PLAY… a display perhaps of boredom?  What else do rams have to do??? In spite of the best of care, their antics never cease to aMu$e me (and my pocketbook). You see, I have two Shetland rams: senior 3-year-old and…

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1 thought on “Rams: A Lesson in Tough Love

  1. I have a 7 month old border collie that is very active. She a very nice girl back would be much happier on a sheep farm. She is spaded, chipped and all her shot. I truly didn’t realize all her requirements she needed. She truly would be happier on a farm. She is a beautiful looking dog with the tri colors. It breaks my heart to get rid of her, but I want to see her truly happy. So I’m asking if you need a dog. My email is grimore22@gmail.com thanks

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