Just another less than hot day on the farm… I think the goats agree its nice to have it cooler after that huge heat wave we had! Rue earned her milk star this last month, gave 8.5 lbs on official milk test! Super happy with her and hope to keep a buckling next summer from … More August 24th, 2018
Adelle got the herd out of the barn! just so you know, that thing in the photos above, its NOT the barn, its just the chicken tractor 😉 Following the leader, the leader, the leader… The chickens played it safe and mostly stuck in the main entry way of the barn. Star was having a … More Goats In The Snow!
Breeding season is well under way! Adelle came into a raging heat on the 15th, was bellering ALL.DAY.LONG!!! Finally took her to meet Daystar’s Sir John (the buck I selected to breed her with). She had such fun running around with him for close to an hour! Then, it was SO dark out and our … More Farm Happenings: September 2016
I remember our first year of raising goats on my parents farm in La Center. We’d purchased 2 yearlings the previous winter, and then a small herd of does ranging in age from 3 months to 3 years of age that summer! We loved having the goats! It was an excuse for us kids to … More Wormer