[Jacob-list] foot stomping
im-rapunzil at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 6 15:19:48 EDT 2010
This thread has been very interesting and educational to me. I have a question though - how can a ram be afraid of people but yet be halter broke? Then how do you get a halter on him? Especially with those huge horns.......
You live by writing your poems on a farm
and call that farming.
> From: aztreaz at earthlink.net
> To: jacob-list at jacobsheep.com
> Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 09:58:13 -0700
> Subject: Re: [Jacob-list] foot stomping
> When I need to go in the wether/ram pen I carry a wooden baseball bat.
> Never had to use it and I don't threaten anyone with it. I just carry it.
> The ram gets a halter put on to take him to the ewe pen for breeding. I
> try and not handle him much at all, I don't feed him any treats by hand....
> except a slice of bread, rarely. I do slip up once in a great while and
> give him a quick scratch under the chin and tell him how wonderful he is.
> I really shouldn't do that, according to the ram experts, but I do...
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