Romance on the ides of December

16 Dec

Avencio unloading the bucks


The ides of December means that it’s time to put the rams in with the ewes. Romance in December brings lambs in May. A sheep’s gestation is five months less five days. I wish we could predict now just when the shearers will arrive and what the weather will be like on the 10th of May.

on their way…

Bucks in their working clothes

romance is in the air

Guard dog checking out his new charges



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2 responses to “Romance on the ides of December

  1. Randy Imel

    December 17, 2017 at 7:37 PM

    The picture of Avencio, the dog, saddle horse,snow,colored bucks and ewes had it all. Also I enjoy you explaining how it all works-very informative. Flyfish Randy

  2. Ladder Ranch

    December 17, 2017 at 9:11 PM

    If you look back on the same date in past years, you will see almost the same photos and text.


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