A Blue Sky Kind of Day

by Susan on May 10, 2009

On of the great joys of working closely with animals is seeing them happy. And nothing makes a ruminant happier than a fresh pasture. We turned most of the flock out today and it was such a wonderful thing to see. dsc_0065










1 Lisa Stockebrand (aka. lasdcm) May 10, 2009 at 8:17 pm

OMG – lookit those FACES! Beautiful pics Susie!

2 Jennifer King May 10, 2009 at 8:32 pm

I can’t get over the third pic….that’s some fleece!

3 mydogpetey May 10, 2009 at 8:49 pm

What beautiful, beautiful photography.
You really need to put your OWN book out!

PS. I do believe that is Ernie in the 5th shot – reminds me of this sheepdog cartoon:

4 --Deb May 10, 2009 at 8:52 pm

Love the bangs on that fifth picture!

Oh, and Patrick with the dogs. I LOVE when we get to see the dogs!

5 Lauria May 10, 2009 at 9:29 pm

Beautiful shots, Susan!!

I can’t believe how big unshorn sheep are! Wow.

Is that Ernie modeling his new ‘do?

When will the rest be shorn?

6 Karen May 10, 2009 at 9:53 pm

The 6th photo of the Rasta goats (?) or are they sheep?, I’m still a challenged city dwelling country wanna be is my FAV! I took 117 salvageable shots at your Shearing day Susan, all 10 of my friends (including mom) had a blast, thank you again for your hospitality, thanks to everyone for the food/deserts and thanks to the Heavens for stopping the rain for an entire day. [hope you liked the pie]

7 Cindy T. May 10, 2009 at 9:59 pm

Fantastic. Here’s to getting the whole flock sheared before long. That will be a load off.
Wishing everyone a Happy Mother’s Day: http://tinyurl.com/odqtdn

8 Kate May 10, 2009 at 10:35 pm

great pictures. thanks for taking us up to see the flock this morning.

9 Rona Thau May 11, 2009 at 12:23 am

love the pics
looks like a beautiful day to hang out and eat grass.


10 Susan in Maryland May 11, 2009 at 8:06 am

I love that grin on the second picture!

11 Jennifer May 11, 2009 at 10:03 am

Love the photos naturally … but also thanks for linking to Wikipedia so us novices could keep up on our sheep-farm terminology! Ruminant – I will have to remember that one for my next game of Scrabble.

12 Sara May 11, 2009 at 12:41 pm

Oh my… so many cute faces!!!!

13 Shelley Noble May 11, 2009 at 1:06 pm

So so gorgeous, the most lovely and happy animals I’ve seen. How well they are cared for.

14 Shirra (KnitForBrains on Ravelry) May 11, 2009 at 7:13 pm

That one sheep looks like the sheep dog with the bangs from the old cartoon!

15 Melissa May 11, 2009 at 9:22 pm

I love how the goats look like emo teenagers with their hair growing all in their eyes! Lol

16 Fran May 12, 2009 at 11:19 pm

The second picture of the ram with his teeth showing made me lol… I mean I love that pic. They r so sweet.

17 sandy (puddle duck) May 13, 2009 at 4:00 pm

o…you got another dog…boy, am i behind!

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