Tag Archives: goats

Getting back into shearing the goats

Finally got back into the shearing mood.  I sheared Celieto this afternoon.  She is 2 1/2 year old doe. I was a bit annoyed with her. She let me lead her up to the shearing stand just fine, and was … Continue reading

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Shearing Time

I need to get about 25 of my goats sheared in the next couple of weeks.  I shear each of my goats on a grooming stand with a good and sharp electric shears, made for shearing goats and sheep. It … 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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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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Goat Stories

I’ve been writing stories about my herd of goats for some years on Facebook. I’ve had a lot of people tell me that I should put those stories into a book, probably a children’s book. If I make it a … Continue reading

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More goat photos

I think I’m best at this kind of blogging!

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This year we are having a real spring.

The temperatures have been seasonable, the rain has been abundant and everything is greener than I’ve seen it in years.

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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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Appreciating Natural Beauty on the Farm

We are moving into our eighth year here at Castle Argghhh Farm.  Both John and I have lived in small cities, suburbs, big cities and more suburbs before we bought our piece of Heaven. Some days, when life seems difficult … Continue reading

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