It has been a fruitful year! We ended up with a grand total of 9 baby goats born this season. All mama’s and babies were healthy and strong during deliveries and have continued in good health. It is such a blessing when nature’s course stays on track! Here are a few photos of the cuties…… Continue reading 2017 Spring Kids!
I don’t think I have ever hiked so many miles for so many days. Who knew tending goats could be such a tiresome task? People who are veteran goat owners that’s who. Me, well I am still knew at it. We are still trying to fix fences that will hold them. But until this past…… Continue reading Miles on the Mountain
Today’s saga was much less dramatic. Good for me, less entertaining for you. (If you missed out on part I find it here) After getting the kids started on their lessons ( the human kind, we don’t teach the goat kids math, they have short attention spans), I zoomed into town to return the broken clippers…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest: Part 2
The morning was cool, the trees are beginning to change. “What a great day to shear the goats!” Thought I. Eight hours later, I am exhausted, have two goats that have really bad unfinished haircuts, a broken set of clippers, and….a bruised ooo-la-la. I started off full of energy and optimism after watching a few…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 1
There we were, my husband and I shearing this lovely Angora goat Hanzel. He was almost finished. And then this happened….. Yep. Fire. It has been exactly a week today. The children and I have left to stay at Granny’s house while cleanup is happening. I have asthma so I can’t be around all the…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 3..and a Fire
It’s been rough week plus a little. To start off last week, my body began a flare up of my chronic illness which leaves me exhausted. I haven’t had much energy for even knitting or spinning. Although I did do a little… And we also worked on shearing some goats. This past weekend I was working on…… Continue reading A Bobcat Tried to eat our Goats!