“The average death rate for sheep breeding is 20 percent. That means one of every five lambs born is expected to die. Their first year, the Nyulis lost even more than that.
“It was scary, like ‘What did I do? Am I just killing things?’,” says Carmen. “Going into the second year, I was terrified.””
A feature article in Northword Magazine about two families newly living on farms, raising their own food and animals, and all the good – and bad – that goes with it.