Adventures in Goat Milking

Adventures in Goat Milking

You can do all the research you want about milking a goat. Watch all the YouTube videos you can find. Talk to all the wonderful neighbors and acquaintances about their experiences with this century old skill. Let me tell you from experience though, you’ll never...
Predators On The Farm

Predators On The Farm

In our four years of poultry raising in an urban backyard in Montana, we lost a total of three birds to predators. And two of those were by the mouths of domesticated dogs. In our first seven months here at the farm, we’ve already seen five birds succumb to the...

More Goat Kids Born on the Farm!

We’re so excited to introduce the new goat kids on the farm! About a week ago, Razzy had a smooth labor and delivery that resulted in Greta, a beautiful little red and white doe. Razzy, much to our delight, timed her delivery for after work hours, allowing Mark...
Goat Baby Photo Blast

Goat Baby Photo Blast

Wow – these little ones are almost too cute to handle. They are all growing steadily, exploring the big world around them and climbing on everything they can get their little hooves on. Favorite mountains right now include their mother and our front porch. We...
Finally!  The Goat Stork Has Arrived!

Finally! The Goat Stork Has Arrived!

Lacy finally gave birth yesterday afternoon around 4 pm. Although I was sitting there next to her, reading a book, I literally had no idea she was in labor. She had been acting odd for days and even I was tired of hearing myself say, “Maybe NOW she’s in...
Still Waiting For Babies….Goat Babies

Still Waiting For Babies….Goat Babies

Well, we’re STILL waiting. Lacy, our 5 year old Nigerian Dwarf doe, had her due date come….and go last week. (These photos are of Bella, Lacy’s daughter, born 2 years ago. Could she be any cuter?) We could have sworn Lacy went into labor on Saturday...