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.
At the risk of boring you with baby goat blather, here's just one more. Then I'll be quiet. I'll try. Really. I just wanted to take a second to explain the origin of the names since a few people have asked. First of all, we are following the convention that many goat breeders use, which [...]