Posted August 17, 2022
Sheep Visited the JBFC
Maryn, a farmer from Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, answered questions from children who came to greet the sheep.
Q: How many sheep do you have in total?A: Around 260
Q: Why do the sheep have blue paint on their backs?A: Because they all just had a pedicure, and it’s the farmer’s way of keeping track of which sheep has been clipped.
Q: How do you keep them safe from Coyotes?A: There are five special dogs who live with the sheep to keep them safe.