“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

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This was the scene yesterday morning in the sheep yard...


Now, before you call the ASPCA or PETA,
you really have to see the whole picture!


Yesterday was vaccination day.
The horses, donkeys, pigs, sheep and dogs were all on the docket for injections.

Sammie:  "Do I have to Mom?"


"Yes, Sammie... it's that time again, and especially with your upcoming surgery...
you have to be up to date on all of your immunizations."


Bobby:  "What!  No cats?  Oh thank goodness!"


The horses were good sports... 
they hardly looked up from their eating while getting their vaccines.


Of course, my pockets were full of treats,
so everyone wanted in on the action!


The donkeys were half good.
Daphne took it in stride,


but Chloe put her foot down.
It took three of us to finish the task!

The sheep were nonchalant about the injections...
they were busy eating Ritz.
Catching them was the hard part.
We corralled Gracie and Hope in a corner of their lot and snuck in their injections while they ate.
They barely noticed.
Of course there is always one in the group who declines the invitation.
That would be Faith.
Luckily, Jack caught her and held her still while Dr. Becky gave her the injections.
Once finished, she happily pranced off...

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