Sales

catchall for sales season etc (in progress)

RBST-registered Soay sheep for sale June 2017

RBST-registered Soay sheep for sale June 2017

Authentic heritage adult Soay sheep available for purchase and delivery now, 2017 lambs available by reservation now with delivery after weaning and acclimation — August or whenever summer heat allows. First the sheep on offer, then the logistics: ADULT RAMS FOR SALE We have one 2015 ram and three 2016 rams ready to breed for […]

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Starter flocks: what they are and how to choose one that is right for you

Starter flocks: what they are and how to choose one that is right for you

So you’ve decided you want to start a small flock of Soay sheep and you have, or can put together, the infrastructure to support your new flock: pastures or a barnful of hay, secure fencing, water and shelter, and predator control appropriate to your location. But what about the starter flock itself? How many sheep […]

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“Ram lookin’ over a four-leaf clover…”

“Ram lookin’ over a four-leaf clover…”

Yesterday was a stunningly beautiful early autumn day in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains, a perfect day to photograph the rams leaving our farm for eight (so far) new homes in the next few weeks. Now I’m back inside with a couple of hundred photos and struck by how many of them show an […]

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Almost down to half-sized flock, still a few British Soay left on half price sale

Almost down to half-sized flock, still a few British Soay left on half price sale

We have almost reached our goal of trimming our flock size by half due to the imminent departure of our ranch hand, but we have a few ewes and a couple of rams left for anyone who can come to our farm to pick them up from anywhere in the Pacific Northwest or within a […]

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Soay sheep by birth, piglet by behavior: gorging on summer grass

Soay sheep by birth, piglet by behavior: gorging on summer grass

I was out yesterday taking pictures of our adult ewes to send to people who have taken advantage of our half-price sale when a sweet 2013 ewe, Winfield, walked right up to me and began shamelessly chowing down everything in front of her nose. It was all I could do not to laugh out loud, […]

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Yearling and adult British Soay ewes for sale

Yearling and adult British Soay ewes for sale

I have stalled long enough. We almost never part with one of our adult heritage ewes, and the thought of selling several of them this year makes me very wistful. But we have sent our sheep to many many other farms over the years with happy results and I know that will happen again this […]

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