Just like your finger nails, sheep hooves grow all the time and need trimming periodically. We typically trim hooves in July when males are split from the females to minimize our handling work, but this year, due to building ponds, we were delayed. It’s also a nice time to inspect the sheep and count males/females. This year we’re currently sitting at 16 males, including our ram and 32 females. We started with 20 females and a ram, so we’re doing good on our male to female ratio this year.
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