Tag Archives: goats

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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Out of Chaffhaye?!!!!

I ran out of Chaffhaye about 2 weeks ago now. Taxes are breaking us, and I need to sell some goats to buy a pallet. It’s interesting not having it and seeing the stark difference in my goats production. I … Continue reading

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Rosemary and Lactation

Rosemary is a great herb. I love it! It smells awesome, is an evergreen shrub so it looks good all winter here, and it flowers the prettiest blue flowers. It is a natural wormer, and astringent. It also, much to … Continue reading

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Another Baby!

I spent Valentine’s day in the goat barn with a first freshener, Abigail. She was quite frightened about the whole thing, but is very happy with her baby, as you can see for yourself in the video below.

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Meetings

Today we get to meet with the DNPE (Department of Non-public Education in North Carolin). I have to take the kids with me, which could be interesting. They think we don’t “do school” since much of our learning takes place … Continue reading

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Compost… sweet, sweet smell!

I grew up a country gal. I stepped on skunks and opossums on the way to the outhouse at night, listened to owls hoot and frogs croak as I went to sleep, and played in corn fields and woods during … 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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Christmas Video of Our Kids

This is a fun one, just for Christmas 🙂  Enjoy, and feel free to share with your friends!

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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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Milking Video Collection

I keep doing milking videos to help new goat owners and those that are having trouble milking. Because time has passed between them, I thought I would put them all in one place. I have done milking from above, behind, … Continue reading

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