How Homeschooling helped me Create a Business Making Money with Wool from my Sheep

How Homeschooling helped me Create a Business Making Money with Wool from my Sheep

An Interesting Background to my Needle Felting Journey Before Bear Creek Felting I was kept busy homeschooling my 4 children.  In our homeschool I helped my children learn Math, Science, Grammar, History and more, but above all encouraged them to follow their...
Spring 2017 at Bear Creek

Spring 2017 at Bear Creek

I want to give you a small glimpse into what life is like here at Bear Creek in the spring.  We have 42 healthy lambs running around and lambing is officially over for the year.  We are yet in the midst of calving with new arrivals everyday.  Before we even began...
Meet Angus our New Sheep Guardian

Meet Angus our New Sheep Guardian

Sheep Guardian We have been raising sheep since 2005 without a sheep guardian and this year, 2016, is the first time we experienced coyotes killing our sheep.  We raise beef cattle here at Bear Creek as well, and have lost a few calves to coyotes over the years....
2016 Ram Lambs for Sale

2016 Ram Lambs for Sale

Our 2016 Ram lambs we have for sale.  Please contact me if you have any questions on any of the rams listed below.  I will be adding more pictures soon. Richland #51 One of our favorite ram lambs. Registered Romney Ram Lamb Single Lamb – Born April 10, 2016....
Lambing 2016

Lambing 2016

38 baby lambs and only one ewe left to go, we are very nearly finished with this lambing season.  It has been an exciting month here at Bear Creek with nice healthy lambs and excellent mommies.  Only one mom seemed indifferent to her new lamb, but has since come...
Baby Lambs at Bear Creek!

Baby Lambs at Bear Creek!

Baby Lambs We started lambing here at Bear Creek on April 1, and as of today (4/6/16) we have 20 lambs.  It has been a busy but fun few days here.  I am happy to say that there hasn’t been any complications.  I have had to help a few into the world but all...
Black Sheep!

Black Sheep!

Exciting News, and it’s all about Black Sheep! We Sheared our sheep and the most exciting part was shearing the Wensleydales for the first time.  I was surprised at how much heavier the Wensleydale fleece was compared to our other breeds.  It is quite perfect...
Shearing at Bear Creek

Shearing at Bear Creek

I look forward to shearing day every year! (except for the year the sheep got into the cockle burs)  We shear in March every year right before the lambs are due to arrive.  Sheep shearing is exciting for several reasons but my favorite is getting my hands on the wool...
sheep at bear creek

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