Pregnant Goat Countdown….Any Day Now

Pregnant Goat Countdown….Any Day Now

We are counting down the days when Lacy, our five year old Nigerian Dwarf, is due to pop out three (perhaps four judging by her size) little baby goats. We’ve been preparing the kidding pen and amassing the various medicinal goos, gels, and liquids that might...
The Birds And The Bees And The Goats

The Birds And The Bees And The Goats

  A quick biology refresher for everyone: We want milk from our goats; To get milk, we must get our does pregnant; To get our does pregnant, we must bring in a buck… Enter Jack.  Or Jack Attack.  Or Jacomo Fina Nay.  He goes by many names.  But he has only...
The Week in Photos

The Week in Photos

We’ve been working non-stop around these parts.  Here are some photos of the homestead from the last week. [juicebox gallery_id=”23″] *Email followers will have to view the post here to see photos*
Let The Goat Rope Begin

Let The Goat Rope Begin

  We didn’t want to rush in, so we waited almost a month.  And we wanted to start small, this being our first foray into mammalian livestock, so we bought Nigerian Dwarf goats (they actually prefer “Nigerian Little People Goats)”.  We got a book...