We’ve got more babies here on the farm! We are excited to welcome kids from our best milker on the farm & also their sire has extremely impressive milk genetics. These kids are a combination of some of the best bloodlines in the county, can’t wait to see how they mature. Another update on our… Continue reading Farm Update
Our doe Lily kidded Jan 31st & we have been extra busy ever since. We are bottle raising the kids so they are getting multiple feedings throughout the day, late at night then again early in the morning. Also on top on that our poor Lily has been under the weather… We aren’t quite sure… Continue reading Busy Busy Busy on the Farm!
Yesterday we had our first set of kids born for 2017, two lovely 4th generation doelings. Lily is an excellent mother, keeping an ever watchful eye and nurturing them. They are quite beautiful and so so sweet, as all goats kids are! We can’t wait until they are big enough to get outside the barn… Continue reading First Kids of the Season!
We live in a digital world this day in time, it seems like most everything is run by electronics & many things can be done directly from our phones. Which can be quite beneficial for various reasons, one way I have benefited from our new age technology is herd record keeping apps. I like to… Continue reading Useful Farm Apps
Soon we will have bouncy bundles of joy to arrive at our farm, goat kids! They are some of the happiest baby animals you will ever meet, always playful & ready find the next thing they can get into. As of right now there is a good chance we will be retaining a doeling from… Continue reading Ideas for Goat kid Names!
It’s getting close to kidding countdown here on the farm, our first doe due to kid in 2017 is HHF LGE Daylily Frills, bred to Flying J Farms Sandstorm, a buck that lives in Virginia where Lily came from. Needless to say we are super excited around here, starting to get kidding preparations underway & make… Continue reading Kids Coming Soon!
As the end of the year draws closer & we get closer to kidding season here on the farm, I start trying to make sure records are updated & everything is in place for the coming year. We have now reached the point to where it is too complicated to remember who got what & when they got… Continue reading Goat Health/Record Keeping Sheet