The pandemic has certainly not slowed down Casco Comets 4-H members Wyatt and Savannah Bailey. There are no off days when it comes to caring for their sheep at Bailey’s Little Pastures After all of their other shows were canceled this year, the pair recently had their fitted early ram earn Reserve Champion status at the North American International Livestock Expo in Louisville, Ky. Wyatt says the work before their “show-cations” starts right now as they prepare for the first lambs to be born in the coming months.
Savannah thinks more people should look into exhibiting sheep, though there are some things you should keep in mind.
The Baileys raise their sheep from lamb to lamb chop. Savannah says the money they earn at animal sales or through other avenues go towards raising their sheep and their future college education. You can listen to our full conversation on our podcasts page.
Picture courtesy of United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association - UJSSA