Raising Sheep for meat: reference link

Prefered breed as options are being considered, currently: [Katahdin wiki] , [katahdins.org]


We went with the two lambs from Underhill Farm.
50 Wilson Rd
Gorham, Me 04038
207-892-2617; jensmith@maine.rr.com Facebook

Breed:

  • Star (female): Cormo-Romney mix
  • Al (male): Finn-Cormo-Romney mix

These lambs will be with us for the summer. In late October, they will be shaved for their wool fiber and dressed professionally for meat.


UnderHill Farm - Bunnies!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - Bunnies!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - Lambs in the car!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - Lambs in the car!!! 5/21/2017



UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017



Lambs in the car!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017


UnderHill Farm - picking up our baby lambs!!! 5/21/2017


Temporary digs while Matt and AAron build them a shelter and pen. 5/21/2017



Meet AL Shanks!!! 5/21/2017


Meet Star Chops!!! 5/21/2017



First pasture. 5/21/2017


First pasture. 5/21/2017


First pasture. 5/21/2017


First pasture. 5/21/2017



Second pasture. 6/4/2017


Second pasture. They ate those bushes against the house and had some mild digestive anomalies. 6/4/2017


Second pasture. 6/4/2017


Second pasture. 6/4/2017



They HATE those harnesses. 6/4/2017


Waiting patiently for their second pasture to be fenced in and ready for them to mow a new section of lawn... 6/4/2017


One week later... second pasture was shuffled and moved a few times, and now it comes down and moves to the Fallow Garden Plot. 6/11/2017


Second pasture coming down... 6/11/2017



AGAIN: They HATE those harnesses. 6/11/2017


Waiting (not)patiently for their THIRD pasture to be fenced in and ready for them - "organic lawn mowers" 6/11/2017


NEW DIGS!!! 6/11/2017


Well... Hello, there


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