It occurs to me that I ranted a bunch on here about quitting my job, and may have mentioned in passing that “the sheep” would be getting more of my time as a result, and I haven’t really introduced “the sheep”.... so here are most of them:

Fred is the most adorable, friendly, snuggly little ram, and a registered Blue Faced Leicester.
The Doctor isn’t quite as snuggly as Fred, and certainly takes himself more seriously, but he is an awfully good boy too, and a very handsome specimen of BFL-dom.
the ladies are quite laid back, but most are not as openly friendly as the rams.
relaxing is an important sheep activity for Little Moose.

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Fred wonders if the camera is edible... The Doctor wonders if my beard is edible...
Fred would be very happy to come in side and live as a house/lap sheep.

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Bros.
Bobolink is the exception to the “ewes are less openly friendly” rule. She loves a good head scratch and has been known to lay down on people.

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from left to right: Meadowlark, Bobolink, Peggy (out oldest sheep) Maryanne, Valentine (back) Tardis (front) Little Moose, Dalek, and Eleanore.
Meadowlark is also pretty friendly, but she’s not as hands on as Bob. The Cormo-cross ewes in general are more social than the Blue Faced Leicesters, though Maryanne is very curious (but easily spooked) and Eleanore has been known to receive a few scratches from time to time.

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Currently there are 9 Ewes, all pregnant with at least twins (so we’re expecting 18+ lambs this spring) and two rams (who are kept separate from the ewes and are DESPERATE for attention). At this size the flock pays it’s own bills plus a small profit in the +/-$1500 range. We hope to expand it to a point that it pays at least one of us a living wage. But in order to do that we need to buy a farm... we currently rent, and our landlords let us graze on about 10-12 acres of their property, but we’re looking for 35+ acres to support a meaningfully profitable flock. This is the main reason I’m not currently driving a Focus RS...

AMA re: sheep.