Archive | January, 2012

Unique Wholearth flock genetics

Shropshire sheep at Altamont stock farm in early 1900's..these lines were imported by the Millers

Dr. Tom Hutchinson examines  the unique heritage genetics of the Wholearh Shropshire flock ~ A number of outstanding Canadian pioneer farmers and livestock traders began a tradition, which lasted more than 50 years, of going back to the British Isles to look for the best animals they could find.  They also sought out animals they […]

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A Wilder Shropshire

Wholearth Elliot in the snow

Shropshires are a very Likeable Sheep. So easy to fall in love with that face—that button nose—those cute little ears… Gene Wilder did!…yes, Daisy was a Shropshire too…the winsome wooly his character fell for in Woody Allen’s “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About…”

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