[caption id="attachment_1517" align="alignleft" width="262"] Border Leicester mom is being patient with her three hungry lambs[/caption]
35 Registered Border Leicester Ewes.
Our entire flock is registered; the flock is OPP free; and the flock is a Certified Scrapie Free flock.
We have: Registered Border Leicester Ram breeding stock --- Registered Border Leicester Ewes (at this time we do not sell breeding stock) -- fleeces -- and woolen blankets.
Our woolen blankets are 100% Border Leicester wool from our flock, and are made at MacAusland's Woolen Mill, on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Photo: Border Leicester mom is being patient with her three hungry lambs.
15 Shropshire and Natural Colored Ewes.
Breeding stock; club lambs; cutom-processed freezer lamb; and fleeces.
Photo: Annabelle feeding her lamb.
We raise Commercial Bluefaced Leicesters and Commercial Dorset Crossbred Sheep. Currently have 80 breeding ewes.
Items we offer:
. Custom-Process Freezer lamb
. 4-H Project Lambs (4-H Club lambs)
. Roving - Bluefaced Leicester
. Vegetable Plants
. Hay & Straw
. Freezer Beef
About the farm
Star Gazing Farm is a small farm animal sanctuary that provides safe haven for abused, stray, and neglected farm animals. We have a strong educational work-based program for young people and work with many pre-veterinary students.
The farm also helps facilitate farm animal adoptions through our farmers' online rescue network that coordinates with with multiple animal control agencies, small farms and other animal sanctuaries to help find safe and loving homes.
Star Gazing Farm is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
Star Gazing Farm participates in the Montgomery County Annual Farm Tour the last weekend in July.
Sheep, alpaca, goat, and llama shearing
"Bunny motel" - indoor boarding for rabbits
The farm is open every Saturday between 10 and 2 for visits to meet the animals and gift shop. We do appreciate a call ahead of time if you plan to come. (Please leave your pets at home).
Hand-dyed and hand-woven rugs
Composted manure for gardeners
On-farm volunteer opportunities include SSL hours for Montgomery County school children
Farm animal care
Farm Internships - variety of learning experiences
Shroeder Shearing offers kinder, gentler shearimg & care for alpacas, llamas, sheep, lambs and goats. Hoof trimming, tooth trimming for camelids, help with deworming, and shots are also available. ASI certified shearer, professionally trained alpaca shearer, available in all mid-Atlantic states.
Fiber animals on farm
Multiple sheep breeds, alpacas, angora goat, llamas.
Star Gazing Farm web site
Shearing web site
17 Shropshire and Montadale Ewes.
Breeding stock; custom-processed freezer lamb; and ram leasing.
Shenandoah Junction, Va
We raise Border Leicester, Corriedale, and Romney Sheep.
Purebred Texels for Sale.
3/4 Texels for Sale..
Have a total of 15 breeding ewes.
Breeding stock is available.
An excellent breed to own and raise!!
4-H Club (Project) Lambs.
Freezer Lambs for Sale.
[caption id="attachment_2667" align="alignright" width="224"] Our new monitor style barn, with hay loft[/caption]
We raise Cormo sheep, Bluefaced Leicesters, and Angora goats. Provide fleeces, roving and yarn.
Have two types of free-range chickens: Rhode Island Red (brown eggs) and Araucanas (blue and green tinted eggs). Eggs are available.
We are working towards becoming an Organically Certified farm.
Click on our website - we have a YouTube Video of the farm. Learn how the farm got its name "Flying Goat Farm". Watch time lapse video of our new barn being built.
We also grow pears, peaches, apples, various berries, cherries, and hazel nuts.
Sheepman Supply has a wide variety of health care, show and handling supplies, livestock equipment, sheep and goat minerals & additives, books, videos, etc. Check out the extensive on-line catalog.
Questions - call Kathy Gordon, or other staff at the store for assistance. 301-662-4197 --- or, 1-800-331-9122.
Mark your calendar: the 2015 Open House, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. See details in this website's "Events" section.
Complimentary sausage and pancake breakfast served from 8:30 am to noon.
Sheepman Supply is at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, Maryland State Fair, various County Fairs, and other shows.