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Goat Kids Arrived!

Our dairy goats Cedar and Brie had their kids! They are tons of fun to watch romp around.   We are going to keep Cedar’s beautiful Chamoise buckling and wether him. He will be a companion for our herd buck Pepe when he is away from the girls. And I think it would be neat [...]

Month in Pictures- February 2016

cold frames dug out of the snow   lettuce seedlings that survived through... winter with no heat   American Milking Devon bull calf   Jasper- Brie's buckling   Opal- Brie's doeling we will keep   English Shepherd puppies!   more puppies [...]

Baby Season Has Begun!

Yep, its official… baby season is here!   Cedar the Alpine dairy goat had twin girls on Saturday morning. Colette my milk cow delivered a bull calf on Monday morning.   Brie the Nubian/Boer cross goat is due any moment. Ailagh’s puppies and Abigail’s calf will be close on their heels. And then there are [...]

Natural Udder Wash

A quick Google search will result in many homemade udder wash formulations and numerous commercial brands available. I have my own ‘secret formula’ because I prefer non-toxic, all natural products and appreciate making things inexpensively at home. My udder wash is mixed in a 16 oz. spray bottle, which uses less and is easy to [...]

Got Milk!

Over the past several years there has been a remarkable increase in the number of women, with a sprinkling of men, maintaining a family milk cow or dairy goats. Wonderfully there are no signs of the trend slowing down either! You can add me to that throng since 2012 marked the beginning of having my [...]