by Robin Nistock Cotswold sheep have been in the United States since at least the early 1800s but because of dwindling demand during the mid 1900s the breed almost became extinct. Thanks to the...
Category: Shepherd’s Realm
I first learned about CVM/Romeldale sheep from an article written by Laurie Ball-Gisch for The Shepherd magazine in January 2002. I was raising a small flock of sheep but looking to commit to one breed with both preservation and fine wool in mind. And so began my instant fondness and affection for the rarest, most endangered breed of sheep in North America today.
Corriedale wool, Corriedale yarn, Corriedale sheep….what do you think of when you hear Corriedale? […]
Fiber farming’s smallest critters are angora rabbits, sweet little fuzzballs who can produce bags full of fleece every few months, fertilize the lawn and garden in an earth-friendly manner, and charm their way into many hearts with their surprisingly friendly antics. […]
On our farm in northern Vermont, we raise breeding quality huacaya alpacas. In addition to breeding, showing and selling alpacas, we offer shearing services and have a yarn shop at the farm. […]