Day 3: 30 Days of Animals

Today we transported three béliers (rams) from one of the barns to the other. Before embarking on this journey, we placed the rams in a seated position (imagine a slumping teenager eating cereal on the couch watching television) and then clipped their nails. The nails are clipped twice a year and grow incredibly fast.  Tomorrow …

Week 1: Surviving on Sheep Farm in France

My first word was “bouteille,” French for bottle. Every night, or rather, multiple times per day, my French mother would fill up bottles full of soy milk for me to drink (this being, of course, before research was done potentially linking excessive soy milk consumption to breast cancer and a slower mind). It’s okay, I …