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A Tale of Two Kiddings

Every year kidding brings something new. You think you have seen everything, you think you have a contingency for all possibilities, but every year a new challenge presents itself. 1,625 more words

Georgia, the Dairy Goat

Georgia. Sweet, goofy, loving Georgia. We haven’t had Georgia for very long but have enjoyed this awesome dairy goat. We got her so that we could give her milk to our pigs, but we’ve also used the fresh milk for ourselves. 140 more words

Ricotta, the Easiest Cheese

One day when I have loads of leisure and energy, I plan  to get really serious about cheesemaking.   However, if you have a dairy animal or any other source of good milk, there are times when you have milk on hand but no spare time to do anything fancy with it. 695 more words


Buckling love...

Meriadoc (aka ‘Merry’) kidded one single large buckling yesterday afternoon. Please meet ‘Ragnar’. He’s a mighty Viking lover-boy!!!

…and our 2016 kidding is complete!! Two does freshened! YAY! Let the cheesemaking begin!



Katie’s horses meet Katie’s goat kids!



I don’t understand why I simply can’t get any ‘work’ done!!!?


A Goat for Soap

I make a lot of soap. The old-fashioned type-from scratch. Soap making started out as a challenge after a  friend showed me her  home-made samples of vegan soap . 548 more words

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