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They Grow Up Fast

In March of this year we added a new addition to our farm.  A new Border Collie Puppy, we  have such great expectations for her.  So here she is Ceilidh (Kay Lee).     Ceilidh is growing very fast, as any … Continue reading

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Were now on facebook

Satyr Fen Farm Promote Your Page Too Hello everyone, Well we finally have a facebook account for the farm.  Hopefully we can keep you updated on whats happening on the farm.  Be sure to press the like button on this … Continue reading

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The Bread Basket

I know it has been awhile since I had posted to our blog, sorry about that.  Things have been pretty busy this past summer and now I can get back to keeping everyone up to date on happenings at the … Continue reading

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Yes! You Can Milk Sheep

This is the year that we decided to start milking, and yes, you can milk sheep.  Scottish Blackface sheep have been milked for 100’s of years, only in the last 60 years have they fallen to the wayside.  There is a dairy … Continue reading

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Shearing Time

Well, we finally made it into spring and now its time to shear our sheep. All of our shearing is done by hand shearing.  It might take us a little longer, but it is worth the extra effort.  We chose … Continue reading

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Grafting Class

This past Saturday April 2nd, Laura and I attended a grafting class at Foggy Ridge Cider Foggy Ridge Cider is located in Dugspur, Virginia, just down the road from Floyd. This is Diane Flynt, the owner and operator of Foggy … Continue reading

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There Be Lambs Here!

Well we are almost finished with lambing.  Only one ewe to go, she will have her lambs in a few weeks (she rebred late in the season). We now have 12 lambs and they keep everyone on their toes. I … Continue reading

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Its Must Be Spring

Well its that time of year again, Sprite was the first to go this year, as she has for the past two years. She was due on March 1st, but decided to go a day early. She always seems to have … Continue reading

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Birds Of A Feather

This post is a little different than the others.  We do more than just sheep.  Since we finally got the new front fence up last year, this year we needed to add some bird boxes.  Peterson nest boxes have been … Continue reading

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Who’s the better ram?

Well today I have a question for everyone. Who is the better ram?  One of these rams will be put into our breeding program and the other will be put up for sale as breeding stock.  Both are now being … Continue reading

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