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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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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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Had a new kid born yesterday

And I feel horrible because I did not even know his mama was pregnant.  Sometimes, with all their mohair, it is hard to tell. Here he is with his mother:  We are going with a presidential candidate naming scheme this … 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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Cleaning dirty, dirty mohair!

It is just too cold to shear a goat today – it’s barely 45 degrees.  I have decided to start catching up on washing mohair instead. Normally, when I am not bags and bags and bags of mohair behind, with … 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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