Tag Archives: baby animals

Natural Or Frustrated… “Common Sense” Homesteading

I have sucked at blogging in 2015. Now its 2016 and I was cleaning the barn thinking about why. You know why I have been so bad at it? It is because I want to help people and I was … Continue reading

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Why I Sleep In the Barn

Its kidding time. Udders are bulging, stuff is coming out of behinds, mommas are fighting trying to gain a better position in the herd for their coming babies. As the farmer this means long nights in the barn, sometimes days … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 is Coming!

Ahh…. Spring is in the air, mixed with cold spells. The warmer days have flowers starting to open around our farm. I have been very busy trying to get things ready and still keep up with the basic chores. We … Continue reading

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Watering System for the Animals

I spent 2 days rigging up an automatic watering system for the goats and chickens. I still need to do one for the rabbits, but already I have taken over half my workload off not having to carry water constantly!

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Of Voles and Soft Hearts

I was doing yard and garden work yesterday, cleaning the buck barn and getting another compost pile underway, and moving old compost into garden beds, when I found a bundle of straw and leaves. Fearing a hornet nest I tore … Continue reading

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More Christmas Goats!

I went shopping today. You know, the last minute, day before Christmas Eve type shopping. And I found these really cute dog jackets. I mean seriously cute! And I have little goats I can manipulate, so I got the outfits … Continue reading

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Training Children to Train Baby Goats

Training goats is an important task. Too many people get a cute baby goat and train it to do normal goat things that happen to not be very cute when the goat gets bigger. Butting, biting, jumping, yelling; these are … Continue reading

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