Saturday, October 11, 2008

Hoof trimming

As should be clear by now, the whole purpose of the practical side of this barn project is to provide for better husbandry for the college's farm animals. Part of that is regular and proper care of hooves.

Here's Meredith and Ian tackling a couple of our sheep's hooves. Not an easy job to learn, hard on your back, but necessary unless you have very wild sheep that climb a lot of rock.

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