Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

Cute is Overrated.

I canceled the spring farm tour.  Not because I wanted to cancel it.  I know opening the farm for tours is a great way to make friends out of the neighbors and win new customers.  But the animals won’t cooperate.  Everyone wants to see cute cuddly chicks and cute fluffy ducklings and cute playful goat [...]

Udderly Waiting

Waiting for the goat kids to be born next month is starting to bother me.  Even worse it’s starting to bother the goats.  Not the waiting part.  Just the part where I’m always following them around trying to check out their nether regions.  Why is it that when you want a goat to look you [...]

It’s That Time

When it’s over 70 degrees at 6am, I know it’s time.  Finally.
Summer is here.  It’s time to wash the goat coat and pack it away.
You might call yours a barn coat.  And, officially, that’s what it is.  The coat actually spends as much time carrying chickens under a fleecy sleeve and pinning the sheep down [...]

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