Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Moving Sheep

My day started and 6 a.m. yesterday - we moved all of the ewes and lambs from Lincoln to Blossom Hill Farm in Auburn (where they'll be grazing cover crop and weeds this week).  At just before midnight, I unloaded the last of 8 trailer loads - made for a very long day (and about 280 miles on the truck).

Before Placer County was so populous, it was not uncommon for sheep to be trailed on the road.  The trip from Lincoln to Auburn may have taken 3 days.  It certainly would have been more enjoyable than 18 hours in the truck!

I'll post photos and video of the cover crop grazing later today.

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