Michigan Fiber Festival 2019

In August we attended the Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan, Michigan. It’s always a fun show that we enjoy.  We had a really good show. We had champion Shetland ewe with our new yearling TNT from Twin Springs Farm. We won champion Jacob ram with our ram lamb Dane. Anna Claire won first place in…

Jacob Breeders AGM

In July we attended the Jacob Breeders Annual General Meeting in Wooster, Ohio. As usual we took the whole crew. It was of the most hot and humid shows we’ve ever been too! But even with the heat we managed to have a good show. We won first place flock. We also picked up Armstrong’s…

Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival

The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival will not be held this year due to the spread of Coronavirus.   It was in the public’s best interest.    Everyone is disappointed but hopefully next year things will be better.     The photo’s below are from 2019.   We recently had our first “real booth” at the Kentucky…

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Much to our disappointment the 2020 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival has been canceled.   With the spread of the Coronavirus, the decision was made in the public best interest.   Hopefully next year we will be able to attend.        2019 Festival    DAY 1 It’s that time of year and our Maryland Sheep…

Projects

May 5 – Phillip has been rebuilding the berry trellis.   The original was built at least 10 years ago.   The new design is much better and should really help control the canes.   we currently have tame blackberries, black raspberries and a few golden raspberries.     We are going to add red raspberries back as well. …

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

In November we attended one of our favorite shows at the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF) in Asheville, NC. We once again took the whole family, along with a trailer full of sheep and enough food to feed an army.    Due to an issue at the Ag Center this  year the show was moved…

Michigan Fiber Festival

We attended the Michigan Fiber Festival in August and had a great time. We took the entire family and stayed busy all weekend. Once we unloaded and had all of the sheep settled in to their pens it was time for the real fun to start! Sheryl put in a lot of overtime before the…