The sheep are ready to leave winter pasture on the Red Desert
We have to flag as the sheep enter the highway
Today, the first band of ewes headed south, under Interstate 80 at Creston Junction, and over the Union Pacific line on Wyoming Highway 789. After a hard winter on the Red Desert, they are going to greening pastures. The other two bands which wintered on the Red Desert will follow in a couple of weeks as they travel to Badwater for shearing and Cottonwood for lambing.
crossing under I80, in the rear view mirror
sheep heading down from the Union Pacific overpass
The traffic was backed up as it waited for the sheep to pass over the narrow bridge.
Filomeno heading for the gate
through the gate into Rodewald’s pasture
Most of the Livestock Guardian Dogs rode in the truck–after various escape attempts
Meghan and Pepe with multiple dogs