For the first time since the kids were born, May gave us a true spring day (an afternoon, at any rate). Poor Darcy had been cooped up in the barn for nearly a full week. It was time to throw the doors open. The rest of the herd was down in the pasture, so I [...]
Darcy kept us waiting six days. She seemed unbothered by it all. It was just the humans who were anxious, all the way through yesterday morning when I suggested maybe we should talk to the vet to see if we should be concerned. Of course, that's what did it. Like taking an umbrella along to [...]
Please meet Gideon, Gordon, and Gertrude, born to absolutely perfect first-time mother Darcy, on April 29, 2016, between 3.45 and 5 pm.
But get to the important stuff! I hear you shout. What about the new little buck? How is he settling in? Do the girls like him? What is his NAME? He's been here nearly three weeks and he feels like part of the family. He's sweet but shy. I don't think he had a lot [...]
Baby face At his home farm, with his (golden) daddy and another friend Checking out his new space Accepting a welcome home gift Meeting Westwind
This move was a whole lot simpler than the last one, particularly as most of it happened while I was out of town. And we didn't have to empty the contents into a shipping container. And we didn't have to live in a rental house with no oven for six months. And we didn't have [...]
Out of the blue, a month or so ago, a friend forwarded me an email, “Isn’t this the type of goat you have?” Her husband had been browsing craigslist and found for sale a purebred Guernsey buck. You might know that this is a very rare breed. There aren’t that many in this country (a [...]