Sunday, 6 March 2011

Drawing Sheep

Yesterday was yet another busy Saturday. After checking the ewes with Fly…
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…It was time to bring some ewe-lambs (1-year-olds) from an out farm back to the main farm. Kim was loaded into the Land Rover and we set off.

Kim loves to look out of the back window.
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She even has a chin rest.
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Kim loves being in the Land Rover.
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She knows that the Land Rover means work. Who doesn’t like work?
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Kim’s rounding up isn’t the most elegant thing in the world, but it works.
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After the flock had been rounded up, we ‘drew’ them home. Kim was able to put the ewe-lambs into the trailer with ease, and we were on our way home with our first trailer full of lambs very quickly.

While we were on the road, Kim had a quick break in the back of the Land Rover.
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But she was soon required again, to put more sheep on the trailer. We had six trips in all - that is about 105 ewe-lambs.

The lambs in the Sucking Station had a rather more relaxing day…
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And Ben didn’t do anything all day either.
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7 comments:

  1. Hello! Lovely post with beautiful photos! Great to see the dog and sheep together!
    Your backround is wonderful!
    Wishes from Teje and Nero

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  2. Looks like Kim was enjoying getting to work the sheep!

    Elyse and Riley

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  3. Well... Ben didn't do anything except look extreme handsome and manly!!!

    Woofs,
    Tommy

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  4. Wow! Kim is amazing. She clearly loves her job. And I'm sure Ben was supervising, even if it was from a distance.

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  5. Very impressive! Kim, you're a working dog with style! Love it!

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  6. Wow, that is a lot of work. Good job Kim! :)

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  7. Fascinating...I woould love to be there helping...I know a bit about horses, and sheep would be just great to learn about!

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