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One Fine Acre - Fall Update

Discussion in 'Member's "BackYardHerds" Journals' started by OneFineAcre, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. Sep 10, 2017
    Bruce

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    Geez, I HOPE he looks better than the dead ones!!
     
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  2. Sep 12, 2017
    OneFineAcre

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    Milk test tonight
    Let's see what Climate Control does and we will see if she is still looking like a top 10
    If so we will schedule a validation test for her
    I think we will know after this test
     
  3. Sep 13, 2017
    Southern by choice

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    Are you excited about the Rowan Co Fair?
    I am clipping goats later today. The cold past two days and rain made it impossible. I am way behind now.

    GW did all the paperwork for NC State Fair. UGH!
    :weee:weee:weee
     
  4. Sep 13, 2017
    OneFineAcre

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    Climate milked 8.4 lbs on her test
    4.9 in am and 3.5 in pm
    And she is in raging heat today
    We will see
     
  5. Sep 14, 2017
    babsbag

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    I think that half my herd is in heat and I have bucklings jumping 4' fences. Thank goodness for Lute, hot wire is going up tomorrow. I have never had this many bucks be unruly, but then I have never had this many bucks... I have 10 of them right now.

    Do you think heat affects production? Is she going back to your friend to be bred?
     
  6. Sep 14, 2017
    OneFineAcre

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    I think her afternoon milking was off because she was coming into heat. Maurine said her udder texture was different.

    We had planned to take them back to our friends to breed this time, but it didn't work out.
     
  7. Sep 14, 2017
    OneFineAcre

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    Excited? Ahhh. I don't know.
    Maurine has the Farmers Market Saturday.
    Rachel is going to stay with me though.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2017
    Southern by choice

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    That is great you will have Rachel this time.
    GW you know will help you too. & Little Bit for the "extras".

    We still have 9 goats to clip. Hooves on all. 16 goats. :hit:hit:hit :th

    One set of clippers broke. All this to do with ONE set of clippers. Again.. :hit:hit:hit
     
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  9. Sep 14, 2017
    babsbag

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    @Southern by choice There is a solution...more clippers or less goats. :plbb

    There are a couple of fall shows here and no one clips...too close to winter.They call one of them the "Fuzzy Goat Show" :lol:
     
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  10. Sep 14, 2017
    Southern by choice

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    Um- some of them have their fluff coming in so they are not coming out well.
    Not an option we need to take them all.