Following 3 sheep owners through Ionia Free Fair week

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For most people, the Ionia Free Fair equals 10 days of food, rides and carnival games.

For the youth involved with 4-H, however, the fair is the culmination of a year of filthy, difficult work caring for livestock, all leading up to an auction where they sell their beloved animals to the highest bidder.

Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch deploys sheep to graze grounds at organics facility

Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch has implemented its newest innovation, a grass-cutting tool that doesn’t require gasoline or oil changes and that aerates grounds and spreads natural fertilizer: Sheep.