• I can’t resist…more baby goat videos

    EB had her babies last night while I was in car driving home from work. Luckily Kate and Ross were home to help. She delivered three kids, one large buckling (boy), one small buckling, and one very small doeling. The doeling is adorable with pretty blue eyes. She had a hard time figuring the whole nursing thing so Kate and I helped her out with a bottle to make sure she got the nutrient rich colostrum. Hopefully by the time I get home tonight her brothers have shown her the ropes. Below are some videos I took because I absolutely cannot resist the cuteness and I am guess neither can…

  • Sade’s New Arrivals

    Last night Sade welcomed two new doelings into the world. We welcomed Sade to the farm in July of 2012 and ever since then Sade has had a special place in my heart. We bought her as a single and since she was the youngest in the herd at the time the other goats picked on her quite a bit. Since I couldn’t stand to watch her be alone in the barn I often brought her inside the house so she could get her share of food and even catch a few movies. She quickly learned to come when I called her (watch the video) and she staked her claim on the…

  • Mama’s Baby Bump

    Yesterday we had the vet out to Pregnancy check Mama. Mama wouldn’t let the vet anywhere near her with his shoulder high plastic sleeve so he bumped her on the side instead. “Bumping” is basically applying a light nudge on the right hand side of the belly feeling for a bony mass. The vet definitely felt the calf wiggling around in there. Mama is so far along that you can tell just by looking at her that she is pregnant. The vet said the calf is definitely decent sized based on how large she is. We were a bit worried about her having a calf that is too large but…