Thursday, June 18, 2009

BabyDoll SouthDown Sheep

A year ago we were raising BabyDoll SouthDown Sheep. I say we, but really there were Smitty's project. He would sit for hours and watch the lambs play. Even before we realized he was sick, he had decided that he would sell them. It's rather strange that the last of them left about two hours before he died last August. A piece of me thinks he was waiting until he knew that they would be loved and taken care of.
This was one of the sheep pens in front of the barn. Boards were along the bottom to keep the little ones in......and this is where I'm removing those bottom boards. Kelly, my blind pony, lives out there now and she will do a good job trimming along the bottom, saving me more mowing/trimming work.


RC said...

and a pony too?? so coming to visit your house!

ooglebloops said...

Those sheep are so cute -your husband must have loved them.
I'll have to check your blog for a pic of Kelly!!!!

Donna B said...

I've a colored Southdown fleece I'll be picking up in Shepherd when I go to visit Cary next week. I wonder if I'll meet you... :-)

Shalana, the funky felter said...

Southdowns are just so cute! My husband and I always joke about putting a couple in our backyard and trying to pass them off as dogs to our neighbors. Hopefully, some day we'll have more than just a city lot so that we can actually have some sheep :) It is nice to see you getting along so well. The weather looks beautiful there, and the fence work is coming along nicely.

woolies said...

LOOK at your grass - pasture. SIGH