Meet the Flock

OUR LONGWOOLS

It’s traditional for each year’s crop of lambs to have related names. Our original Longwool flock was all named after characters from Pride & Prejudice.

Mr. Bingley

Mr. Bingley

Mr. Bingley enjoys having his face scratched.

Mr. Collins

Mr. Collins

Mr. Collins is highly suspicious of all of us.

Jane and Georgiana

Georgiana (left) and Jane (right)

Georgiana is the silliest of the sheep. She rarely has any idea what’s going on. Jane is maternal by nature. She watches out for Georgiana.

Lydia

Lydia

Lydia likes to climb up on the door and demand breakfast.

Charlotte

Charlotte

Charlotte is highly suspicious of the entire world, unless she can eat it.

Caroline

Caroline

Caroline is always in the lead when we go to new pastures.

Out of our first crop of home-grown lambs–our second flock–we kept three, all of them named after kitchen items.

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Sheep name

Spoons

Spoons

Spoons was the first lamb born on our own farm. She’s now a strong big girl, and will have her first lambs next year.

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Nilla

Nilla

Mocha & Vanilla Bean

Mocha and Nilla are twin sisters–one white and one black, born at the same time. They will also become mothers for the first time in 2016!

 

OUR ANGORA GOATS

Rose

Rose

Rose likes to kiss visitors.

Oak

Oak

Oak is not sure whether he’s a dog or a goat. He’s leaning towards goat.

Clover

Clover

Clover was bottle-raised, which means that every time we walk out of the house, she yells for food.

Berry

BerryBerry is a “red” Angora. He is the elder statesman of the pasture

 

 

 

Kezzie and Orchid

Kezzie joined us this year and then had an unexpected baby, Orchid. (Kezzie was in a different pen than the bucks, but to quote Jeff Goldblum’s character in Jurassic Park, “Life will find a way.” Despite a lot of fences and gates, apparently.) Orchid is Kezzie’s first baby. Her favorite sleeping spot is the feed pan. We don’t know why.

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Alder and Lilac

Rose had twin babies with gorgeous white fleeces: Alder and Lilac.They’ll be adding their mohair to our custom blend, starting in the fall of 2015.

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Kids at play

Alder and Lilac

 

Rowan

Rowan is Clover’s first daughter. She is a “red” Angora like Berry (light wool, slightly darker legs and face), and she is the noisiest Angora on the whole farm.

Vocal Yokel

Vocal Yokel