About Sheepy Hollow Farm

I'm a retired environmental engineer taking pleasure in simple things down on the farm - homesteading, raising a family, milking goats, tending sheep, spinning yarn, caring for the land, building community and giving thanks to the Lord!

wooly wednesday: overwhelmed

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Feeling a bit overwhelmed! Three of our Ober kids left home this past Sunday for green pastures down in Kentucky!! Bittersweet for sure… miss those sweet kids!! We have two bucklings (Merry’s triplets) still looking for a good ‘pet’ home… since I will be castrating them soon!

So, I’ve been adjusting my bottle-feeding schedule and cheesemaking schedule… to adapt to SO MUCH MORE MILK!!! I suppose it’s a good thing at the moment, since Dairy Days (an event at Metropark Wolcott Farm) is ‘happening’ on Saturday. I’ll be working/talking about cheesemaking.

The gardens seem to require constant attention, staking the tomatoes, picking snow peas and weeding!!

My Shetland lambs are growing well… looking for homes also (also bittersweet!)!!