Thursday, July 28, 2016

We are growing!

California and Medicine Bow's kits are 7 weeks now.
Chestnut buck, and the does: cream, chocolate agouti, and ermine.
They will be available for sale in midAugust.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Look who stopped by

Mama deer and the twins dropped by this evening and posed for me.  They had
another doe and her twins with them.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Satin Angora Yarn

In this photo, the top skein, the chinchilla, is best represented in true color.
The middle skein, the copper, is not true to color.  The bottom skein is pearl.
This past week I have been finishing up clipping down the angora herd for summer heat.  The upside of this is more fiber to spin!
In this photo, the top skein, chinchilla, is not true to color.   It is not brownish.
The middle skein, the copper, is its true color.  The third skein is pearl.

Monday, July 11, 2016


The wrens hatched today.  This nest is in my rabbitry in the bucket I keep hay in.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

The babies are 3.5 weeks old now

Somerhill Medicine Bow (choc chin) and Somerhill California (copper)

A chestnut buck, and the 3 does are ermine, fawn, and chocolate agouti.
The fawn and ermine does will be for sale to pet/wooler homes.

Oh great - some new hosta eaters have arrived

The new fawns are starting to arrive.    We have a love/hate relationship going.  The deer love to eat our flowers, and we hate it.  L...