Friday, April 24, 2009

Buenas Crapas!

Buenas Crapas you say? That is putting it mildly.... Now, would this sweet sheep (Cosmo) do ANYthing naughty? That is a big fat YES. Really. In fact, almost every sheep here is naughty today- actually a little beyond. All proud of myself for rolling out of bed early (7 am) again, all ready to get the day moving. Sat down at the computer and the phone rang- neighbors said sheep were out- in our newly growing hayfield??? WHAT THE @@###?
And they were correct- about NINETY sheep and their leader Dalai Llama were out having some breakfast. Not like we don't feed the sneaks, they just don't want hay- they see green grass that is not quite ready for them. Ugh. Need warmer weather and a bit of regular nice rain so the grass can get a good start- hopefully soon- our hay budget is shrinking....
SO, how long does it take to round up 90 sheep and an uncooperative llama? Well, it is 10 am and here I finally am. The sheep tattle on themselves- that part always cracks me up. They will all come running right back in the hole they made in our fence. Saves us time finding out how they escaped. However, there are always a few stinkers that absolutely insist on being elusive- and won't follow. They are exhausting! Namely Sweet Pea, Samuel, Willow- despite Devlyn's repeated trips through the fence to lead them back. Now he is a smart little sheep but even HE gave up! Honkey donkey Casper got in the action too, he stood in front of the area around the hole in the fence, chasing sheep away that tried to get back out. What a freaking exhausting day and it is hardly even started.....
Those sheep are very lucky I will always love them-and that they are so stinking cute! Come on pasture!!!! ;0)

6 comments:

EverImprovingMe said...

That so sounds like my moms farm! She has 2 llama though Fred and Ethel and they are mean!

Lisa at Lil Fish Studios said...

Oh my, what a start to the day! Here's hoping the rest of it goes off without a hitch. Naughty sheep. :D

Sandy & the sheep said...

love the names Fred & Ethel! Cracks me up! Wonder why they are mean? Spitting mean? Hmmm.

And yes, I am hiding out spinning yarn where I can watch the wild sheep from a distance- that way they are not all wound up wondering if we are going walking or anything- yeah right- they will be lucky to have a bedtime story tonight! I think I will be the one having the daquiri party instead of the sheep? tee hee(and as always, they are too cute to be mad at!! And unfortunately they know that..... )

spotted dog farm said...

this is too funny sandy! the dalai llama led them astray lolol.

Taos Sunflower said...

smart sheep!

Vykky said...

I absolutely love how they tell on themselves by going right back out the hole!! I'll trade you one day of clearing blackberry vines for one day of chasing naughty sheep...deal? LOL! Oh...did someone say Daquiri party?!?