Category Archives: Goats

Goats in the evening, slowly headed towards their barn

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It’s always something

I went out to let the goats out for their afternoon of grazing wherever they want, and poor little Angel (Willow’s twin brother), burst out of the barn with a bloody horn.  I have no clue how he managed to … Continue reading

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Sorry about that, I’ve been busy

Between taxes, shearing goats, weird weather that is making me ache all over and trying to get something productive done, I’ve not been posting anything. Bad me. Anyway, I got a great photo tonight.  How many goats can you find?

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Still shearing

I definitely have too many goats right now. At least, I am getting caught up on shearing and checking them completely out. Today, I sheared BeeBee and Joey. Both of them were just awful on the shearing stand, stamping their … Continue reading

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Shearing more goats today

Hopefully, I’ll get Morgan and Serafina sheared.  I’m aiming to get all the girls done as fast as possible in case I’ve missed other pregnancies!  I’m sure Morgan is pregnant, this is her time of year for kidding, and she … Continue reading

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Goat Shearing Continued

In between threats of spring thunderstorms today, I decided to try to shear at least one goat.  I set up my shearing stand, went in the house to get my shearing stuff, came outside, and found that Raj wanted to … Continue reading

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Goat Shearing Season

A lot of people hire a professional shearer to get all their fiber animals sheared in one day.  It’s not horribly expensive, but a shearer does not check out each animal like the owner can. I had a shearer come … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Sweet Bernadette

Bernadette passed away this evening. The trauma of the C-section was too much for her. She was a sweet, personable little goat, and we will miss her always. John is burying her now. I just hope that all goats go … Continue reading

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Bernadette

I knew there was something wrong with Bernadette’s pregnancy, I just did not know how bad it was.  Bernadette is a very special little angora goat, and in the past month, I realize she was most definitely pregnant.  It can … Continue reading

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Jealousy strikes in the goat herd of Argghhh!

Pharaoh, a yearling buck who was also a bottle baby, is quite jealous of little Willow.  Willow was with me in the Ranger earlier today, And Mr. Pharaoh decided he should be there, too.

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