That is so true Baymule. I am really excited.
It is really hard. I love these goats and I am going to miss them. BUT I am keeping the one I like the most and the people I am selling too will let me breed my doe to Bonzai.
I'm getting ready to build a house. I bought an acre of property on a tax lien sale and so I have to sell most of my herd. One doe will be taken care of by a friend until the house is done so I can retain most of my favorite goat genes. But the rest have to go. :(. I think I found a buyer...
Blue eyes doesn't mean the kid is blind. I have had two blue eyed does and neither one was blind. In fact both had great eyesight. But the didn't like bright light. Neither do I. But then I have blue eyes as well.
Oh wait, Mary had twins on March 3. Then a few days later, Orca had her baby. Anyway, here are all the kids.
First is one of Mary's twins, Hanz.
This is the second of Mary's twins, Franz and one of Margaret's twins, Ville.
This is the other of Margaret's twins, Russell.
This is one of...
Ok. Disaster struck. Anybody heard of Q fever? Well it is a very nasty bacteria that you can catch when delivering baby goats. It is caused by a bacteria called coxiella burnetii. The symptoms similar to a very bad case of the flu. It is treated with doxycycline. I AM VERY ALLERGIC TO...
Ok here they are all fluffy and dry. First up is the doeling inspecting the ground. Second is the buckling. He's getting ready to go potty.
By the way, the buckling nurses constantly. I may end up bottle feeding him so the doeling can get some milk.
Thanks. I don't have internet at my house so I am unable to be here often.
Here is the latest update.
Evelyn had twins an hour ago. One buckling and one doeling. I lost a lovely La Mancha buckling a few months back that I had hoped to breed with one of my does. I guess that he sneaked in...
Ok here is the line up. Right out of the jug:
Almond Spice had a successful kidding yesterday afternoon. She gave birth to a 9 pound doeling.
Next up is either Mary, a three year old Saanan/ La Mancha cross who is boarding with me.
Or Evelyn, my four year old grand daughter of Mama...