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About Sandi Brock

I am a mom, a wife, and a farmer. In that order (most days). This channel is all about wading the waters of these three versions of me… Learning new things each day, and sharing them with you. Authentically, sheepishly me.

Farm Diaries

How I hoof-trim our sheep (using the Veno turntable)

This is the last step in my management system before this group of ewes lambs next month. I trim the…

Practical Farming

5 inexpensive ways I improved our sheep farm

Today’s video goes through the 5 things I’ve done over the last seven years to improve my sheep farm… BUT…

Farm Diaries

How we shear our sheep (the Charlie Method)

Today is shearing day. My good friend Charlie comes to shear my sheep about 6 weeks before lambing. I do…

Practical Farming

How I synchronise our sheep for breeding

Sheep farmer Sandi Brock shows us how she synchronises the ovulation cycles of her ewes, so she can add a…

Farm Diaries

Shipping day in Ontario: How we market our lambs

This week, like most weeks, I set aside time on Tuesday to weigh and sort through the finishing lambs to…

Practical Farming

Insight: Preparing sheep for out-of-season breeding

This week is time to plan for the next breeding group. Because this is April, its almost out-of-season for sheep…

Farm Diaries

How we wean lambs: Sandi’s weaning day protocol

This week, the first half of the Feb/March lambing group are ready to be weaned. In this video, I show…

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How I run our sheep farm in Ontario – your FAQs

I finally had a little opening in the sheep schedule to finally catch up on some comments and questions you…

Practical Farming

What I wish I knew before starting a sheep farm

What do I wish I knew before starting a sheep farm? A question I get asked a lot. Everyday, I…

Farm Diaries

The last week of lambing: Final results

I lied. It’s almost the end of lambing. Two ewes to go… The end of lambing isn’t really the end,…

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Scanning ewes for pregnancy in Canada

And just like that, lambing is done and the next group to lamb was determined after a session with Rebecca…

Farm Diaries

7 days of lambing: Saturday

It’s day seven of the 7 Days of Lambing! It’s been a long, cold week, but so fun bringing you…

Farm Diaries

7 days of lambing: Friday

A week in the life of lambing continues… Today is Friday. Day 14 to me, day six for you guys…

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7 days of lambing: Thursday

  A week in the life of lambing continues… Its Thursday. Day 13 for this group, and I think they’ve…

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7 days of lambing: Wednesday

  A Week in the Life of Lambing continues… Today is Wednesday. Day 11 of this lambing group. Not as…

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7 days of lambing: Tuesday

7 Days of Lambing daily vlog continues… Its my 10th day into this lambing group, with no end in sight….