Category Archives: Farm

Piper’s Birth Story

Piper is a wonderful dairy goat. She’s so calm. When I bought her from Sunny Pine Dairy as a bottle baby a couple of years ago, the girl who worked there helped me pick her out. She told me her … Continue reading

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Finley’s Birth Story

Piper, Nina and Finley are our goats. We bred them to a Boer buck in September. Their due dates were February 6, 11 and 10, respectively. Finley started showing some discharge on February 2. It was clear but I got … Continue reading

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Piper and Nina’s kids

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Piper’s Birthing – Two Videos

I am posting the cleanest, happiest one first. This has very little blood, guts or gore. The baby is out and Piper is cleaning her off. If you want to see more of the actual birthing, just keep scrolling down this … Continue reading

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Lucas pets the new kid-video

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Video of new baby

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First Kid of 2015-album

This is a gallery so you need to click on each photo if you want to see it larger. I will be giving the birth story in a later post.

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I’ve been keeping a little secret…

All three goats are definitely pregnant. I’ve been feeling their kids move for a few weeks now. While they are eating I’ll scratch them with one hand and rest my other hand on their right side (just up from their … Continue reading

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Morning on the Farm

Some of yesterday morning’s sights and sounds.

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Shocker: My First Love ISN’T Chickens!

It’s dirt. If you know me well, you might say, “Oh, of course. I knew that.” I had forgotten this until I was cleaning out the chicken coop today. After the fresh-poopy layer there was a dry-poopy layer and under … Continue reading

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