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We are Packed and Ready to Go

April 26, 2017

We are so excited to attend Raggs Fiber Affairs and market this weekend, April 29, at the Delmont Firehall in Delmont, PA. This is our first time there and we are already met with warm greetings.  Toni Ritchey from Raggz fiber recommended us to a reporter from the Pittsburgh Tribune.  An interview was made on […]

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New Lambing Season

February 3, 2017

February is a month of preparation for the upcoming lambing season. It is a great time to make sure your ewes are doing well.

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Episode #3 Why Early Shearing Improves Our Ewes and Wool

January 28, 2015

Episode #3 Why Early Shearing Improves our Ewes and Wool Welcome to our sheep barn.  We raise Coopworth sheep for both meat and wool. We learn something new each year. This year we have decided to shear them early.  It took some research and asking around before I chose to shear in the middle of […]

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Episode #1 Introducing Our Coopworth Sheep

October 10, 2014

October Marks Our Coopworth Breeding Season October marks the month that we organize breeding groups,  gather our rams and ewes, and make plans for the upcoming lambing season.  It is a pretty exciting time for us and our sheep.  We cannot wait to see what arrives in the spring and they get their kicks and […]

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How To Make Felted Soap

January 23, 2014

  The Dirt On Making Felted Soap Are you a hands on type person? I am to a fault.  Doing something with my hands is almost required all the time I am awake or I get really tired and fall asleep. I literally took many naps during class in both my high school and college […]

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How To Make Felted Dryer Balls

October 24, 2013

How To Make Felted Dryer Balls   Felting is so much fun and it is a quick DIY craft to make dryer balls, cat toys or add some decorative orbs to your home. Once you get the hang of felting you will be able to make many things like pumpkins, fruit and dolls. Watch the […]

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Sneak a Peek At The Cute Lambies

March 20, 2012

It is a wonderful experience to witness birth.  It is a wonderful experience to be able to share this time with your family.  It is a wonderful experience to know that what is taking place has the potential to benefit others. My dream/ goal of having sheep was to be able to sell the wool […]

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My Grand Rabbit Idea And Its Wool

November 24, 2009

My daughter has a pair of Jersey wooly rabbits that are adorable. They are her 4-H project and she won 2nd place with her grey/black rabbit and 4th with her white rabbit. This was her first time participating in a 4-H show. Our intention was to buy an angora rabbit so we could spin with […]

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