Stupid Idiot

Icelandic sheep are pretty smart, as sheep go, but even they can — on occasion — do pretty stupid things.

This lamb isn’t going to win any awards for brains:

(Note, in the background, the pastured poultry pen moving up the aisle of the vineyard.)

2 thoughts on “Stupid Idiot

  1. I know how he feels.Do the turkey poults in the pen crop the grass short, like rabbits, or do they completely eat it leaving bare ground?

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  2. Depends on how long you leave them on a single spot. Leave the pen in place long enough, and it’ll end up as bare ground (and we do that sometimes, when we’re using a chicken/turkey tractor to clear an area). If you move the pen daily, they cream it and don’t do as much dammage. But since birds peck from the top at weeds/grass, you don’t get a uniform “short cropped” effect like rabbits would produce.

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