• I Heart Cows

    I absolutely love the new cows. The baby wipes milk foam and snot on me but I still love her. I fed her 2 bottles and every time she lets go and wipes on me then wants more milk or water. I try to ride the Mama cow and she runs away but she still loves me. I tried to ride the Mama several times but every time she starts running but I am determined to get my butt on her and just fall off. I don’t care if I get hurt I just really want to ride her. Every farm kid with a cow is tempted at the least.…

  • Kate’s Blog: Goat Teeth

    Goats only have teeth on the bottom of their mouths. Did you know that?  Technically they have molars on the top in the very back, along with another set on the bottom. These are VERY powerful. One time, Ross stuck his fingers in Ryder’s mouth because he ate an earplug and got sliced in the finger. Lesson learned. Kids are born with teeth but loose them and grow their grown-up teeth. You can tell how old a goat is by how many adult teeth they have. Goats replace  two baby teeth each year starting with the front teeth. Below is a picture of Sadie’s baby teeth. She is under a…

  • Kate’s Video Blog: Loading the Goats in the Car

    We were packing the car for the Lewis County Youth Fair and when we went to load Dozer and Sade we found out Dozer was too fat to fit the kennel with Sade. Ross’ truck was broken so we had to get creative. We drove the whole way (2 hours) with the goats in the back of the car without the kennel. They were pretty quiet and didn’t make too big of a mess although Sade did try a couple times to jump over the seat into our laps so we made Pearl (our Blue Heeler)  sit with us and she kept the goats back. It was REALLY stressful figuring…

  • Kate’s Video Blog: 4H Public Presentation on Labor Signs

    I just did my demo for 4-H last night. The topic was “Signs of Labor in Goats”. A demo is a speech were you teach something and you have visual aids and they are judged. You can bring them to county fair and you normally qualify for state so I’m going to do that because my judge said it was outstanding just make the letters on my poster much bigger. I’m excited! Plus, you get extra premium points for doing your public presentation at state fair. A premium is prize money you get after fair for educating the public and showing well. A video of my presentation is below. You…