Sales

catchall for sales season etc (in progress)

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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British Soay ewe lambs for sale

British Soay ewe lambs for sale

Since we announced our half price sale a couple of weeks ago, several people have asked to see pictures of the heritage sheep we have on offer. Here is a sample of the 2015 ewe lambs available for purchase now at half price, or $250 each. We welcome your inquiries! Next up: pictures of our […]

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HALF PRICE SALE ON SOAY SHEEP

HALF PRICE SALE ON SOAY SHEEP

With the number “70” getting perilously close for Priscilla, we have concluded we can no longer maintain a flock of the size we are accustomed to and that we love. We realize we need to cut back our flock of 140 heritage British Soay sheep, perhaps by as much as half, and we hope you […]

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Never underestimate your Soay runts

Never underestimate your Soay runts

Every few years we end up with an unexplained runt in our flock, not the one who is slowed down by a touch of coccidia or the littler twin who has trouble competing for its mother’s milk supply, but an unusually small animal who for some unknown reason simply falls behind. We had one of […]

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Real-life Soay lambing stories: jugging sure beats bottle feeding bummer lambs

Real-life Soay lambing stories: jugging sure beats bottle feeding bummer lambs

Apart from lambing itself, the best part of raising Soay sheep is communicating about them with other breeders, folks interested in starting a flock, researchers looking for various kinds of data, the anonymous readers of our website and this blog, and especially anyone with questions about lambing issues. Most of the time the questions come […]

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