Sunday, November 9, 2008

YAK TRACKS: The Yak Poop Flinging Contest (First Ever!)

We had a blast today with a group of UVM students who dropped by the farm to give us some help, meet the yaks, and purchase some meat.

We ended up shoveling yak poop and cleaning up the main pasture for an hour or so, and then engaged in what will no doubt become one of our most important yak farm rituals of the new millennium.

Yak Poop Flinging. A contest, even.

Here's some yak poop:

And here's a video of the flinging contest. Sam won a free pound of Vermont Maple yak sausage with his remarkable fling.

Must be something in the water in Oregon, his home state.

Take a look:

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