As rookie farmers we are not ashamed to admit that we don't know what we're doing...at all! But you live and learn, right? Well, we have learned that dairy goats were way too much work for us so we're giving sheep a try.

We got a boy and half a dozen ladies and hope to have the cutest little lambs ever in the spring. Until then, I keep their water bucket full and the sheep keep my pastures down. Fair trade!

They weren't very friendly when they first arrived but my daughter and I have been visiting with treats and about half of them (so far) have decided that we're not so bad. One sheep (oddly enough named 'Runaway') loves the treats so much it's like being attacked by a cotton ball. A hungry cotton ball.

I think the sheep will be a great addition to the farm and they sure are picturesque out there in the pasture!