Michigan Fiber Festival 2022

Looking forward to the festival in August! The 2020 Festival was canceled due to Covid. In August 2019, 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….

Jacob Breeders AGM 2022

It has been announced that the 2022 will be in person after at two year break.  This year the event will be held in Marshall, NC.   Several breeders, including us, are making plans to attend. The 2020 AGM was planned to be in North Carolina but canceled due to Covid.    The event was held…

Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival 2022

The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival will be held again this year at Masterson Station Park.   We will have a booth again.    Looking forward to the event. 2021 The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival was held May 15 and 16, 2021  in Lexington.   It was so nice to be able to have an in…

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

The 2022 show is back in person! We are packed and ready to travel. This year we will have some of Jacob fiber products available in the JSBA booth. The photos and captions below are from from 2019.       It’s that time of year and our Maryland Sheep and Wool trip has begun….

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

SAFF will be held in October of 2022. 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…

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 2022.   Lambing started in late February and continued through to Easter Sunday in April.  We had two breeding groups of each breed.     Lambs are “like a box of chocolates….. never know what you are going to get”.  For us its wait and see the, patterns,…