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Getting ready

The time has come for us to make sure we are ready for winter.  In the past week the animal’s water tanks have been freezing over, and it was a sign to get going on winterizing the pens and the water troughs. 213 more words


The Old Goats

With the colder weather, I’ve started feeding a bit of grain each evening.  My older girls haven’t been getting any, so I finally moved three of them into the yard.  199 more words


Tough Morning - Thankful Thursday

This morning was really hard for me. My sister woke me up before she had to leave to take her kids to school and then head to work to let me know that one of our goats had died in the night. 623 more words


End of the Milking Season

Well, I finally reached the end of the milking season.  It’s about a month before I wanted to be done, but Cinnamon dried up.

I used the last of the milk I had and tried to stock up on lotions. 98 more words


How I Ran Away and Became a Goat Farmer

It wasn’t a midlife crisis that led to my becoming a goat farmer. Really, it wasn’t.

Last year, my twin sister’s family experienced something of a crisis–the sort of crisis your family hopes to never experience. 462 more words


Basic Goat Care Advice And Tips

You may have considered keeping one or more goats in your home or your yard, especially if you are a pet lover, and already have dogs and cats, and are looking for something different. 482 more words


The Time I was Chased By Goats.

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About five years ago I got the opportunity to stay at a family friend’s time share in Hawaii.  We arrived on a beautiful grounds covered in thick greens where sunlight hitting the dew added a sparkle.  816 more words