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Sheep Farming: Random Happenings On The Farm

Sheep Farming: Random Happenings On The Farm

At Ewetopia Farms, as we go through our daily chores we show you examples of random happenings on the farm...from barn cat antics to repairing water drinkers to feeding sheep to frolicking lambs to raising champion lambs to discovering sought after ewes and everything else that can pop up at an... More
Sheep Farming: Laying Down The Straw For Winter!

Sheep Farming: Laying Down The Straw For Winter!

at Ewetopia Farms, we are literally laying down the straw! In winter, the weather is both colder and damper so it is important to keep barns well bedded up to keep sheep comfortable, warm, dry, clean and therefore healthy. We watch the lambs running outside and playing in today's first snowfall... More
Sheep Farming: How We Feed Our Sheep

Sheep Farming: How We Feed Our Sheep

we go through the various ways we feed our sheep. We have many groupings of sheep housed in different shelters on the farm. Each group of sheep is fed using a specific type of feeder best suited for the barn it is located in. All the different types of sheep feeders are also specifically designe... More
Sheep Farming: Every Day Is A Learning Experience!

Sheep Farming: Every Day Is A Learning Experience!

at Ewetopia Farms, as we go through our daily chores, we will get to see quite a few spoilt sheep and we will use all our encounters as learning or teaching experiencesas they happen! We will rescue a trapped ewe. We will discuss how being a prey animal affects sheep behavior. We will also t... More
a string of bad luck...?? | Vlog 636

a string of bad luck...?? | Vlog 636

Corn harvest limps on... literally. Our corn head is definitely out for the rest of the season as it needs a new auger, and that auger is days away... and according to the forecast, so is winter weather.... More
my first day back in the SHEEP BARN. *it was a DIRTY ONE.?? | Vlog 627

my first day back in the SHEEP BARN. *it was a DIRTY ONE.?? | Vlog 627

WE FINISHED SOYBEAN HARVEST!! 🙌 Which means time to catch up on SHEEP FARMING...... More
Sheep Farming: Barn Updates!

Sheep Farming: Barn Updates!

at Ewetopia Farms, we go through our daily chores and discuss the safest time to work in a pen with a breeding or aggressive ram. We have also been working on preparing the barn for winter so over the last week, we have been doing some fancy barn renovations and updates including making a new b... More

RUBY... EWE SCARED ME! | Vlog 634

RUBY... EWE SCARED ME! | Vlog 634

A soggy week on the farm meant some odd jobs with the sheep, including our second attempt at lice treating the ewes that were sheared a couple weeks ago!... More
Sheep Farming: Barn Updates!

Sheep Farming: Barn Updates!

Today at Ewetopia Farms, we go through our daily chores and discuss the safest time to work in a pen with a breeding or aggressive ram. We have also been working on preparing the barn for winter so over the last week, we have been doing some fancy barn renovations and updates including making a... More
Sheep Farming: Treating Common Sheep Infections

Sheep Farming: Treating Common Sheep Infections

at Ewetopia Farms, as we go through our daily routines, we stop to see how the Dorset sheep with pinkeye are doing and we talk about pinkeye, what it is and how we dealt with it. We also do the same thing for scald and foot rot as we check on how our ram Gladiator is doing. As with all treatm... More
Sheep Farming: Troubles With Rams!

Sheep Farming: Troubles With Rams!

at Ewetopia Farms, we focus on troubles you can run into with rams. We talk about testicle size, breeding, special feed requirements, aggression, urinary calculi and more. And as always, all our discussions use our sheep and experiences as living examples of the problems we have encountered, ... More
Sheep Farming: Checking The Sheep

Sheep Farming: Checking The Sheep

at Ewetopia Farms, we check up on how all our new breeding groups we setup yesterday with clean-up rams are doing. We talk about why we are using clean-up rams in some breeding groups. We release more lambs from jugs. We spend time visiting lambs, rams and replacement ewes. We also get to see ... More
Sheep Farming: Moving Bottle Lambs

Sheep Farming: Moving Bottle Lambs

at Ewetopia Farms, we decided that it was time to move our bottle lambs from the main barn over to the Coveralls to join their peers. It was also time to move the new lamb and her mom out of the lambing jug. So there was some lamb movement going on today plus we started using the offset disc to... More
Sheep Farming: Thanksgiving On The Farm

Sheep Farming: Thanksgiving On The Farm

At Ewetopia Farms, despite it being Canadian Thanksgiving, it is business as usual on the farm! We see how the bottle lambs are progressing with learning how to drink from the bottle holder; we move ewes and lambs to the Coveralls and then open up the remaining watch pen so that they now have ... More
Sheep Farming: Another Day On The Farm!

Sheep Farming: Another Day On The Farm!

At Ewetopia Farms, it is another day on the farm. In other words, we go through our daily routines of feeding the sheep. And feeding time when lambs are around, also means lamb races! While watching the lambs play, we decided that they need more bedding in their pen. We cracked open our first ... More
Sheep Farming: Training Bottle Lambs

Sheep Farming: Training Bottle Lambs

at Ewetopia Farms, we decide that it is time to stop feeding the bottle lambs by hand and start training them to drink their bottles from a holder. You would think this would be a seamless transition but the babies love to be handled while taking a bottle so there is some training involved. W... More
Sheep Farming: Ewes Rejecting Lambs!

Sheep Farming: Ewes Rejecting Lambs!

At Ewetopia Farms, we prepared a bunch more ewes and lambs to leave the lambing jugs and head into the group pens. After tagging and marking lambs, one ewe reacted negatively to the process and started to reject her lamb. I had never experienced this before so spent the day trying to get her to... More
Sheep Farming: Mayhem On The Farm! /October 2, 2022

Sheep Farming: Mayhem On The Farm! /October 2, 2022

At Ewetopia Farms it was total mayhem from the time we walked into the barn this morning until we left the barn tonight. We knew it was going to be a busy day because we were shipping our Suffolk breeding group today and we had people coming to look at rams and we had to bale all the hay we had ... More
Sheep Farming: Lamb Updates / September 27, 2022

Sheep Farming: Lamb Updates / September 27, 2022

At Ewetopia Farms, we go through all the lambs to update you on what's been happening in the lambing barn over the last few days. We also sell a few more rams and load them up to go to their new home. Plus we get to move another group of lambs over to the Coveralls. Come see all the new lambs ... More
Sheep Farming: Leaving The Farm, Even For Just A Day, Requires A Lot Of Preparations/Sept. 24, 2022

Sheep Farming: Leaving The Farm, Even For Just A Day, Requires A Lot Of Preparations/Sept. 24, 2022

At Ewetopia Farms, we spent the day getting prepared for leaving the farm to go to another sheep show tomorrow. We need to leave very early in the morning so we wanted to make sure most of our jobs got done today instead. When you have a farm and animals, you can't just randomly leave for a d... More
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