So our neighbors just bought four Dorper sheep, two ewes and two rams. They think the ewes are probably pregnant. This could work well for us; with the neighbors having a couple of lambs soon we could potentially buy them and would not have to take actual delivery of them until next fall or winter -- which would give the lambs time to mature and be weaned and us plenty of time to get fencing and shelter taken care of. Hmm.
The idea of owning some larger livestock seems to be creeping into our possible future, especially if it is just a couple of sheep. They don't climb like goats and don't bray like donkeys. I'm liking the idea. Big Ag is not so certain. I am working on that.