Keeping sheep is rewarding, and learning to understand how the animals see (and smell and hear) the world can help you better manage your flock.
Sheep are easy to manage and effective foragers that can be used for numerous purposes. And for small-farm uses, they excel in a variety of ways.
A petting zoo visit prompted 1818 Farms owner, Natasha McCrary, to start raising the adorable animals. Now her sheep, as well as flowers, are Insta-famous.
Michigan’s Barn Sanctuary, a rescue farm in Chelsea (and star of the upcoming “Saved by the Barn”), gives animals in need a second chance.
Looking for some new animals to add to your small farm? Consider sheep, lively livestock with year-round profit potential for hobby farmers.