I’m so excited! We finally bought some dairy goats, ready to milk!!
I finally got to taste fresh goat’s milk. Wanna know what I think??
Here’s a good tip on treating your goats naturally.
There comes a time when you just have to admit that you are in over your head, stop what you are doing, and appreciate the lesson you learned from it!
Totally kicking myself for not following the basic rules of bringing home a new goat!
…I pressed on the bottom of one hoof to feel for any rot. Sure enough, it was soft in the middle. “Oh no!” I thought, “Poor thing, she does have hoof rot! Now what do I do?” I called my friend for some much needed advice!
She’s on my van. Again. Great.
Don’t worry, I won’t show any gory pictures! You’ll have to follow the link if you wanna see the whole “how to”.
What you need to know about de-worming your goats.
No matter what I did, she kept ending up back on my porch! At least I’ve learned how NOT to try to fence in a goat…
“Okay babies, I’m gonna let you loose. Please don’t take off, okay?”
I braced myself, fully expecting them to run out the door and away through the woods, laughing “See ya later sucker!” as they went.
I opened the gate and stepped aside…
I’m so excited! We got our first goats yesterday, two little girls. I hope I know what I’m getting into!
Here’s a great tutorial on how to make milk from fresh goat’s milk.