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What does Animal Friendly mean to us?
What does Animal Friendly mean to us?

Here at the Homestead, Animal Friendly means our animals are treated humanely, with the utmost consideration and respect for their physical and mental wellness.

They are never sold, once they make their way here, they live out their lives as a member of our family, and are never eaten or allowed to have babies (unless they arrive here pregnant!) as we would be unable to bear to part with any of them....

We feed the sheep only corn from local farms that we know has no chance of including copper (which is toxic to sheep) or animal by products. We also feed them organically raised hay (as of 2006 raised here at our own farm!), minerals and of course their favorite treats of Fruit Loops (not very organic but definitely a treat) and carrot/apple bars.

We do neuter our boys, for both their health (to avoid cancers later in life) and to avoid over population of our farm--because we could never part with any of the babies! HOWEVER, we do use the most current pain medications to keep them from hurting and the surgery is done early in life when it is least stressful for them.

The neutering also helps them be more mannerly boys during their lives!

We accept them for who they are and love them unconditionally, no matter their disabilities, age or special needs. We spend hours every day out visiting, walking with the sheep and handing out hugs! The are members of our family and are treated as such..... they are our blessing!

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News Update

4-21-17 -We haven't forgotten you! It's shearing time again so I have been a hot mess! (For 2 months now?) We shear Sunday, 4/23.

We will have a great big update on our current website for you next week. Then we will be launching the new and improved website. I can't wait for you all to see it!

Don't forget we have wool and fiber available year round.
If you don't see what you need listed on our website,
just send an email so we can get you all set to go!

Smooches from the sheeps!



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To purchase items or for additional information, 

please call The Ryans at (608) 966-3943
or email Jim or Sandy at ryan3@tds.net

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