Sheep Week, Day 4: How teens help to preserve historic sheep breeds1

Sheep Week, Day 4: How teens help to preserve historic sheep breeds

By Toni Guagenti One word that will never describe Ivory: patient. The Leicester Longwool ewe stood in a trailer on a recent day bleating...
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Throwback Thursday: Sheep Week1

Throwback Thursday: Sheep Week

 By Áine Cain This Throwback Thursday goes out to the sheep of Williamsburg — those  adorable bundles of spunk and wool. If you can’t...
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It's Sheep Week! Write your own caption!1

It’s Sheep Week! Write your own caption!

What do you think these little lambs are up to? Go to the comments section below this post, and try your hand at writing a caption for Colonial...
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From the Garden: Of Redbud and Celery1

From the Garden: Of Redbud and Celery

The Redbud, known to the botanists as Cercis Canadensis, is now illuminating the woodlands with its rosy pink blooms.  This is one of the first of...
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Sheep Week, Day 3: A look at the Leicester's coveted wool1

Sheep Week, Day 3: A look at the Leicester’s coveted wool

By Toni Guagenti Corkscrews, coils and waves. Leicester Longwool sheep naturally sport the locks some people dream of. But it’s the...
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