Michigan Fiber Festival 2021

The 2021 festival is scheduled for August 18 – 22.    The post states that they are keeping their fingers crossed that it can be in-person  (us too).   If the event is held we will plan to attend. The 2020 Festival was canceled due to Covid. In August 2019, we attended the Michigan Fiber Festival…

Jacob Breeders AGM 2021

It has been announced that the 2021 AGM will be held virtual again. The 2020 AGM was planned to be in North Carolina but canceled due to Covid.    The event was held virtually and still managed to have the raffle.  We donated a gift bag with KY products and Morgan Farms honey. In July…

Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival 2021

The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival was held May 15 and 16 in Lexington.   It was so nice to be able to have an in person event again.    Everyone seemed to enjoy the event and enjoyed being out and see people again.   This year Aris and her lambs were our Jacob Sheep ambassadors. Our…

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

The 2021 show has been canceled as well. We can all hope for 2022! The photos and captions below are from from 2019.       It’s that time of year and our Maryland Sheep and Wool trip has begun. We left home bright and early this morning and hit the road. We were supposed…

Projects

Dryer balls and felted handmade soap will be available at the Ky Fiber Festival.    The soap is made by a friend that lives near us.   She renders her own tallow and adds various scents.   The soap is wonderful.   It is some of the best handmade soap I have come across.   Scents include, lavender, lemongrass,…

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

In November 2019, 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…

Shearing

Shearing will begin the first of March.   All mom’s to be will be sheared first.                    .               

Lambs!

We are looking forward to our lambs this year 2021.   lambing will start in March and run through mid April.  We had two breeding groups of each breed.  Hopefully we will get beautiful lambs.   Lambs are “like a box of chocolates.. never know what you are going to get”.  For us its wait and see…