Category Archives: Goats

Kid Care

Well, my 7 bottle baby kids are slowly being weaned off the bottle.  Today, I decided to feed one at a time, then put the kid on my grooming stand so I could trim nails and spray anti-bug stuff on … Continue reading

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I’ve got to Change My Evil Ways.

While in a rather depressed state for the last several years, I developed some bad, evil habits. If I am to succeed as a goat herder/ fiber artist, I have to change these habits.  I quit smoking 33 years ago, … Continue reading

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I’m back. Been busy. Goatlings are to blame.

We have had 13 kids born here at Castle Argghhh Farm since December 21. Eight of those kids are bottle babies, living in the house, wearing diapers. It has been a bit crazy. I’m going to start moving them to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Castle Argghhh Farm

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Shearing

I finally started shearing goats today.  Only got two done, Cinnamon and Maggie. I probably should aim for three to four a day each day for the next week. I am putting the bucks off to last, because I really … Continue reading

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Goat Farmer Life

The goats were very naughty this evening. Fully one half of them decided to do some exploring and were nowhere to be found, including Carly, the wee little bottle baby goat. The only goat who stays home is Willow, it … Continue reading

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Oh geeze, someday I’ll get the hang of writing daily again

In the meantime, here are some goat photos. I sheared sweet Willow yesterday. She looks super itty bitty now.

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Goats. Those goats!

As you know, we have two one-week-old kids. Bernie Sanders is the son of Maisie. Kiki is the daughter of Penny. I have spent many hours this past week trying to figure out where they are, because their mothers are … Continue reading

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I have got to force myself to post every darn day!

We have a new member of the Castle Argghhh Farm Angora Goat herd.  Marco was born on June 2nd to Lindo.  Both mother and son are doing well.  But they have been stuck inside because we have been having monsoon-like … Continue reading

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Update on Morgan, the goat

Just wanted to let everyone know that Morgan is back with the herd and is doing great.  She’s being her bossy old self, and has recovered quite nicely from the C-Section. We still have a few pregnant goats.  Keep your … Continue reading

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