Shave Em to Save Em

The Livestock Conservancy has a new initiative to bring together Fiber Artists and Producers of Heritage Breed fiber. There are currently 22 breeds of sheep on The Livestock Conservancy’s priority list. In order for these breeds to be saved from eventual extinction, there needs to be a market for their products. Worldwide, breeds of livestock…

Maremma Sheep Dogs

Known in Italy as the Maremmano-Abruzzese Sheepdog, these dogs are bred to protect large herds of sheep from wolves. Here on our farm, they stay busy protecting our herds of sheep, goats and chickens from coyotes, bobcats and hawks. We’ve had Jack for a little over two years now, and have had no loses from…