for people who love the littlest dairy goats
Added by Dion Walters on April 28, 2015 at 12:40am — No Comments
what is right age for a buck to start breeding. i have a lamancha x nubian doe 140-150lbs and 15 months old.
i was told i only needed to wait 4 months for a healthy,potent buck. should i wait longer ?
i also read bucks…
After taking the children to school I went to the farm. It is a very peacefull way to start off the work day. As you can see it is on the river bank and floods so for a month or so a year I have to move everyone to another place. That is why I chose to make my chicken coop on a trailer. Lock them up at night and move in the mornings when needed. Now I have some ducklings that I have added. This morning there was a pilliated woodpecker and what I call sapsuckers pecking away while I was…Continue
Added by James Tinker on April 23, 2015 at 10:52am — No Comments
It is SOO fun to watch Juniper and Pokey enjoying spring's bounty. After a long winter with no browse other than the occasional pine needles, they are loving all the juicy new green leaves and grass. And they're bigger this year so they've figured out how to get up on the taller shrubs/saplings and make them more accessible. Clever little caprines!
I wish I could decide for sure whether or not Juni is pregnant. Sometimes I think so and sometimes I don't. Her teats are really…Continue
Added by Julieanne Cook on April 22, 2015 at 6:18pm — No Comments
After 4 years of reading and learning I started my herd with 2 bucklings one to be a wether and a doeling. I opted to not go registered but did purchase from milking herds.
Here is my doeling that is from a heard in NE Arkansas, this is Yolanda and her parents
The boys, from Central Arkansas
This is Patches, a soon to be…Continue
I finally found some really good hay today. I've been having a heck of a time finding decent hay at a fair price. But I found a family that raises Nubians and grows their own custom hay. Not only that, but they were really nice people who were ok with me buying a smaller amount. They also said that they'd be happy to be my hay supplier going forward. What a relief!
Juniper and Pokey came to blows today over their treat of peanuts. I get so worried when he head-butts her on her…Continue
Added by Julieanne Cook on April 2, 2015 at 8:21pm — No Comments