Helping Sheep Adjust To Life On A New Farm

We have two new sheep on our farm. One is a young ewe named Tansy and the other is her newborn daughter, Pasha. They’re hair sheep—a mixture of Katahdin and Dorper.

Moroccan-style Lamb Shanks

Photo by Judith Hausman Stew is good for you! Winter is still among us in the New York’s Hudson Valley where I live. The beets and potatoes at the farmers markets are getting a little wrinkled, but a few greens and fresh herbs, grown slowly under snow-dusted hoop houses, are beginning to show up. I […]

Braised Lamb with Chinese Flavors

Photo by Judith Hausman Pair some lamb with some seasonal turnips.  My local lamb share won’t be here until just before Christmas, but cool weather and a stash of dense yet mild Japanese turnips put me in mind of braised meats and warm Asian flavors. The recipe I chose was originally for short ribs and […]

Carrot: Our Small, Surprise Lamb

This blog is for Abigail, who wanted to know more about having lambs. I said I’d blog about it when our next lamb arrived, and he’s here!

Bottle Baby Fever – Part 3

Last week, we told you what to feed a lamb or kid; this week we’ll show you how to feed them with a bottle.

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