FAQs

Why do they have coats/jackets on?

Our sheep wear coats to keep their fleeces clean from grass seed, bird droppings, sticks, sap, and any other number of things sheep like to get into.  They are made of a light, breathable fabric so the sheep are not too hot in the summer.  They are also colorful and make distinguishing individuals easier!

Do you offer farm tours?

This has to be one of the most common questions we get!  it changes all the time.  As a working ranch, we have ewes lambing, lambs going to new homes, starter flocks traveling across the country, and new genetics being brought in.  We can tell you that we have a lot of sheep and that we love them all, but never the exact number.

How many sheep do you have?

The simple answer, a LOT!  It changes all the time.  As a working ranch, we have ewes lambing, lambs going to new homes, starter flocks traveling across the country, and new genetics being brought in.  We raise 7 purebred breeds.

Why do you have so many breeds?

We have multiple breeds who work together in harmony allowing us to provide an incredible variety of fibers to our customers.  We have animals who produce fibers ranging from 16 to 36 micron meaning we can make rugs out of some of our fibers and delicate lace with others.  Each of our flocks is primarily cared for by a specific shepherd who is passionate about the breed.

Why do you have the dogs you do?

This has to be one of the most common questions we get!  it changes all the time.  As a working ranch, we have ewes lambing, lambs going to new homes, starter flocks traveling across the country, and new genetics being brought in.  We can tell you that we have a lot of sheep and that we love them all, but never the exact number.

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