Birds and Bees… or Bucks and Does

Birds and Bees… or Bucks and Does

A few weeks ago our friends generously brought over their Nubian Buck to spent some time with our ladies! 😉 My kids called him “The Stinky Goat” and yes, every time I walked to the barn I remembered one of the biggest reasons why we didn’t want a...
Deciding on Dairy Goats

Deciding on Dairy Goats

I did a lot of reading/research about dairy animals when we first started toying with the idea of having some. Obviously we decided on goats and here’s some of why, and some of what I wish I’d known before. When I looked into dairy cows, it was quite a...
Meet Myrtle

Meet Myrtle

This is Myrtle. She came to live with us a few weeks ago and her name was Brownie then. I felt that with a new home, she could use a new name. She seems to be liking it fine, and already responds to it at milking times! I put an “in search of” add on...
Goat Fence

Goat Fence

We’ve had this ongoing project for awhile to build a larger enclosure for the goats. They needed it! The little yard they had at the back of the LRB was fine really when it was the two Nigerian Dwarf goats, but then they each had two babies and suddenly there...
Little Luna

Little Luna

I’m seeing some progress in Luna’s view of me. Yay! She’s gone from complete terror to willingly approaching and sniffing my hand. But it’s not really because of me that she’s making such good progress, as much as I’d like to take...
Two “New” Babies

Two “New” Babies

If you’re keeping up with us on Facebook you already know we had a herd shuffle happen here. 😉 And just so you know FB is much more current on the events that have a little laps in time till it gets to the blog so you might want to hang out with us there. 😉 I...