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Meeting the Sheep

I am very fortunate that in Vermont, there is a good sized population of Shetland sheep.  There are a number of farms that are selling registered breeding stock and I am lucky enough to have two fantastic contacts from another business of mine, which has allowed me to secure 9 sheep to start my farm!  I will be getting a total of 6 registered Shetlands and 3 Dorset/Shetland crosses.  There is a great history of Shetland Sheep in Vermont, and if you would like to read about it, I encourage you to visit Maple Ridge Sheep Farm's website.  At least three of the ewes in my flock have bloodlines that run directly back to the very first flock of Shetland...

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