Category Archives: goats

Change of Plans

Sometimes plans change. That is just a fact. Sometimes we change them and sometimes they are just changed without our input. We have all made plans to do something or go somewhere and had to change those plans because of … Continue reading

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Down on the Farm

I haven’t updated on mini-farm news lately, so here goes. The chicks that were little are no longer little. They were put into the coop with the other hens a few weeks ago and seem to be adjusting well. No … Continue reading

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Mini News from the Mini Farm

Hannah I just thought I would update on what is happening around the mini-farm. Other than the weird winter-spring-almost summer-like then back to winter weather we have been having there are a few things happening on the mini-farm. Our mini-cow … Continue reading

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More Animals Than I Could Imagine

When I was growing up I really liked animals. I mean REALLY liked animals. Probably not too many weeks went by when I wasn’t dreaming about owning some type of animal. Usually a horse, but I would have been very … Continue reading

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The Goats Again

Our purpose in having our goats is to have them produce milk. Well, if you know your basic biology, mammals produce milk after bearing offspring. We have three goats. I am milking Hannah, she is an older Saanen, we got … Continue reading

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No Ice Please

Like many around the country who have been living through this very wintry weather, we in Virginia have had our share. Though we have not had it as badly as others around the country, we have had two snow storms … Continue reading

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Winter on the Mini Farm

Pretty much the whole country had really cold temperatures last week. It was 10 degrees here on Monday morning and 6 degrees on Tuesday morning. Living on a “farm” you don’t have a choice about whether you will go outside … Continue reading

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