Category Archives: Castle Argghhh Farm

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival Experience As A Vendor Sucked.

I’ll never get those three days of my life back. I paid good money to be a vendor at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival last weekend, and discovered how badly the festival is run these days. It was a horrible … 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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Making Hay While The Sun Shines III

I went back to the hayfield with my camera to prove that vultures love freshly cut hay. It’s hard to tell how big the bales are, so here is a comparison – our Polaris Ranger and a bale.

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Making Hay While The Sun Shines

The hay was mowed two days ago.  Today, Rodney came with my favorite farm implement, the hay rake.  He rakes it into rows so the baler can easily bale the hay.  This year, because haying is about two months behind … Continue reading

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Sometimes, being a goat farmer is no fun at all

First of all, I’m a big wuss.  I chose to raise colored angora goats because you raise them for their mohair.  Twice a year, shear it off, hopefully have some nice enough to sell to handspinners, and wash and felt … Continue reading

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Silly Farm video

I was playing with my IPod Touch video app when I was out with the critters this morning. I truly thought I was making a normal video, but when I played it back, it turns out I took a time … 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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Goodness, I have been neglecting my blog

Sorry.  We had a baby goat born a couple of weeks ago.  Her name is Carly Fiorina. Her mother is not feeding her, so I am. That means I’m spending a lot of time with the little doeling. Oh, my. … Continue reading

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I’m such a mean goat mommy

Willow has slept every night of her little goatie life in the house since she was born on January 31. She is becoming a young lady goat, now, and it’s time for her to learn to sleep with the other … Continue reading

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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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