When my sheep do break in to the garden. Not very often.;-) They head strait
for the roses then the other plants lawn last.
"Ginny" <glvl88REMOVETHIS@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> diddy wrote:
> > A bit, but a lot of people around here will bottle feed lambs and return
> > them to the shepherd because they enjoy the bottlefeeding, and its a
> > novelty to them, and good experience for their children, and they want
> > return it when its grown, because they really can't have sheep grazing
> > their urban lawns
> > So Urbanites raise the lambs and rural shepherds get the sheep. It's a
> > win/win situation.
> > If someone had an injured sheep, I'd be glad to nurse it to health and
> > it back. But then here, people with sheep also have barns. not big sheep
> > stations like you have there.
> Some people will do it here but offers are few and far between. We don't
> have barns either; the nearest thing would be horse stables and they are
> usually reserved for expensive horses or used by people without acreage.
> We have hay sheds (say 40mx20m), three walls and open to East/South.
> Machinery sheds/workshop same, bigger or smaller. No barns and no
> animals inside. The closest thing I had was a milking shed with an
> inside pen to lock the calf up at night. I have kept pet animals on the
> lawn in a weldmesh round and move it every day. Doesn't do much for the
> lawn but it dies in summer anyway. BTW sheep LOVE roses :-P