Esther’s New ‘Do

It was a beautiful weekend here- and I managed to get the shearing started in earnest.
No in-progress shots, but here is the girl all tidied up and looking fresh and springy-

And the take-

So, one down, 3 to go!

Tried to get ahold of Dottie today to make a start on her haircut, but she was pretty wary, so that will have to wait until later-

Meanwhile, in the shed, chickens enjoyed basking in the sun-

Except Welsie, my welsummer hen, who is intent on being a momma. She had taken up sitting on eggs in the most popular nesting box, and was getting a lot of flack from the other girls who wanted their turn, so I’ve moved her to a secure sitting location

where she can focus on the task at hand 🙂

And here’s a little shot of spring color that I spun up earlier this week-

That’s border leicester from Jonasson Farm that I’ve been sitting on since Nov. Just love those dyed locks!


    • denisemor

      thanks- I can never resist the dyed border leicester locks at the Jonasson fall fleece sale. they are almost like wool candy 🙂


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