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Sand Hill Thicket Farm

Tales of stunning sunsets, happy sheep, and peace and quiet on a 10-acre farm in Northeastern Kansas.

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Irma

PermaNet Tryouts & Weed Wacking

Well, the weeds are growing fast now! Meanwhile, we just got 2 inches of rain, which we desperately needed for the grass as it was down to the quick! It's time for these ewes to do some weed wacking!

Irma Flood 2017

Adrenaline was flowing and I jumped into action.  The sheep had to be brought in.  The flock is fussy about water; they won't step in a puddle if they can help it.  I needed to get them to higher ground now before they got trapped.  My Husband was more than put out.  "In the middle of the night?!" he cried.  "Yes, let's do it now," I responded.  It wasn't like I was going to be able to sleep anyways.

#Irma – The After

Well, we made it through Hurricane Irma after sheltering in-place. We did not have any significant damage. The worst that happened was the metal cover over our ag well was peeled back like the lid on a sardine can.

#Irma – Sheltering In-Place with Livestock

Well, we are going to shelter in-place since we are not under mandatory evacuation orders. We are about 40 miles from the west coast of Florida as the bird flies. We are also about an 1/8th of a mile from... Continue Reading →

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