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Sheep Moving
Thu 9-Dec-10
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Green Rosie
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Wish us luck.  This afternoon we need to move our two ewes from the valley field up to one of the house fields. These sheep are the most awkward animals you could imagine.  If you try and herd them they gallop off in all directions at 90 miles an hour and if you try and lead them on a rope they drop to the ground and refuse to budge.  AND we have to seperate them from the ram who will not be happy.

 

Like I said - wish us luck

Thu 9-Dec-10
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wave  Good luck Rosie.

Old teachers never die, they just lose their class

Thu 9-Dec-10
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What you need is to watch this video...

I'll try that again!

Thu 9-Dec-10
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wave Brilliant isn't it.  Mind you I don't think Rosie will manage this with 2 ewes!!!!!!   big_laugh

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Thu 9-Dec-10
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I loved the video but you are right, Rosie has only two ewes.

I'll try that again!

Thu 9-Dec-10
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Green Rosie
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Excellent video - but like you say - I may be a bit limited with only 2 to move big_laugh

Thu 9-Dec-10
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ROSIE: Very appropriate with just 2 ewes in these straightened times with the economy apparently crippled. Yours could be a cut down version and instead of the 1812 overture maybe Colonel Bogey might be the appropriate backing music !!

Loved the video now await yours Rosie !!

I have reached an age where my train of thought often leaves the station without me...

Mon 20-Dec-10
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Green Rosie
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Actually we now have no ewescry.

 

It's a long story but at the moment we have decided to not keep sheep over the winter nor do any lambing which I am both sad and relieved about.  The ewes have gone to friend's though and were in fact very well behaved when we moved them - unlike the ram who promptly decided to bash the gate to piecesaargh. It's strange not having woolly friends around.

Mon 20-Dec-10
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I don't know how you'd find the time to look after sheep especially considering the list of things you have to do before Christmas.  big_laugh

I'll try that again!

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