Tag Archives: Sheep

Winter Fades to Spring at Jenny Jump Farm

It has been another rough winter on the farm. Many of my four legged kids are getting long in the tooth including me. The month of February and March were very cold with a lot of snow and ice. The youngest … Continue reading

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Fall – Time For Sheep & Fiber Festivals

Cooler weather and the change of seasons makes me think of knitted wooly things. I start to think of knitting and weaving woolen garments. Here are a few photos of fall and wooly things.

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Naked Sheep, Oh My! Shearing Day March 30, 2013

It’s that time of year again when the sheep will be getting their annual hair cut. Shearing Day is set for March 30, 2013. Our favorite shearer Tom Horton will be back again to work his magic. As always friends … Continue reading

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Too hot to handle

The lazy days of summer are upon us. The temperatures have been hovering over 90 degrees for several days and will stay there for the next week. I have a hard time sitting still normally but I am learning to … Continue reading

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Easton Farmers Market

I had the privilege to participate in another sheep to shawl demonstration held last Saturday at the Easton Farmer’s Market. It is the oldest open aired farmers market in the US since 1752.  The vendors produce was amazing. I plan on going back … Continue reading

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Update from the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

I can’t believe another  Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is over. It was great seeing old friends and to meeting new friends. The pictures say it all. Can’t wait until next year. Hope to see you there next year.   … Continue reading

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Losing Old Friends – A Tribute to Ginger and Haycock Aubrey

January has been a hard month on the farm. I lost two of my oldest friends, Haycock Aubrey and Ginger. It was not unexpected but still it is hard to accept. The first was  Aubrey, my Jacob ram. He was … Continue reading

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Young Farm Visitors Learn About Wool and Sheep

One cool thing about having a blog is I get requests for a farm visits. Recently I had a family from Morris County visit to learn about sheep and wool for a school project. The little girl Ali is in … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly in Today’s World – Update

Update: December 25th. No one has seen Nadia since deer season opened on December 2. There is always hope. If she is still alive it looks like she may always be the wild sheep of Kutztown, PA. She is a … Continue reading

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Attention Fiber Friends – Rhinebeck is almost here!

Hello, In less than two weeks I will be meeting with other Jacob Sheep Conservancy members to help set up our booth at the NY Sheep & Wool Festival. It’s our third year and we have amassed quite a following of … Continue reading

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