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Feeding goats in the cold

-15 degrees this morning. I’ll admit I was glad I didn’t have to milk any goats this morning. For the first time in two years, all my does are dry at the same time while we wait for kidding to start. 517 more words

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Goat farmers, producers handle increased demand for dairy

MADRID, Iowa (AP) — Buying two goats in August 2008 was little more than an experiment for farmer Paula Olson and some entertainment for her daughters. 654 more words

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Hello World!

Kidding season 2015 began on this blistery morning.  Lil Bit O’Time chose (ha!) the coldest day of the year so far to kid.  At 7 AM two beautiful girls feet hit the oh so cold ground!   158 more words

Farm Life

A Month In Review

This has been a busy month around Maynard’s Farm.

We had puppies born:

They have gotten so much bigger now and will be going to their new homes soon: 136 more words

Farm Life

Producing our own Milk with Nigerian Dwarf Goats

In our effort to start producing more for ourselves, my boyfriend and I recently decided to try our hands at supplying our own milk. Since part of the ‘rental agreement’ for our current residence is to assist the landlord (a local farmer) with milking his cows, I felt confident that we had enough experience under our belts to get a dairy goat. 1,042 more words

Reskilling

RVDGA CLub History

A Little Bit of History

The first Dairy Goat Club in the southern Oregon region was the Southern Oregon Dairy Goat Association (SODGA). In the late 1960’s into the early 1970’s this group slowly became few in numbers and when it dissolved completely they donated their entire library of dairy goat books and information to the newly forming Rogue Valley Dairy Goat Association (RVDGA). 190 more words

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A Flannel Christmas and a Hoppin' New Year!

The past two Christmases have had a running theme when it comes to presents.  Any guesses what that may be?  I’ll give you a hint: anything farm related.   541 more words

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