Windmills and Yard Goats

20 Jul

I have so much to do that it might seem strange that I took time today to buy and assemble a windmill.

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It’s just a small one, but still, I did put it together all by myself.  There really is a good reason for it, but you’ll have to wait to find out what that is.

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I added another goat to the yard tonight.  Kizzy gets so skinny raising kids that I always worry about her.

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I didn’t know how else to wean her kids, so Kizzy came in the yard.  Hopefully, she calms down and doesn’t try to bust through the gate (because she could).

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18 Responses to “Windmills and Yard Goats”

  1. Mary Ann Yoder July 20, 2015 at 10:16 pm #

    I love the yard goats!

    • Teresa July 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm #

      I adore them, but they do make a mess on the patio.

  2. Jeanne July 20, 2015 at 11:33 pm #

    When I saw the headline for today, I immediately thought of your old windmill, so it was a surprise when I saw your new one! I’m l looking forward to “the rest of the story” – as Paul Harvey would say.

    I’m sure the yard goats are messy, but ya gotta do what ya gotta do! Hope Kizzy will be okay.

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:30 am #

      Kizzy will be fine without kids nursing her. It will take a while, but she’ll put on weight. I am planning on her retiring.

  3. Margaret July 21, 2015 at 2:01 am #

    As they say, ” the plot thickens”. Next instalment please!

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:31 am #

      Well, you might have to wait for the weekend to get the answer. 😉

  4. Jan July 21, 2015 at 5:25 am #

    Can’t wait to see what is next! Should write Eden Hills on the “Fin part”. Like you having yard goats; especially if it helps wean kids. Hope Kizzy adds some weight now!

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:32 am #

      Kizzy always gives everything to her kids. Hopefully, she won’t get bred anymore. I say hopefully, because she is one that got bred through the fence a couple of years ago when I tried giving her a year off.

  5. Eileen July 21, 2015 at 6:27 am #

    I love the windmill! I hope Kizzy will be ok and gain some weight. Have a happy day and week ahead!

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:32 am #

      She should do much better now that she won’t have kids nursing her.

  6. EG CameraGirl July 21, 2015 at 6:55 am #

    I hope Kizzie gets used to being separated from her kids! I’m curious about the windmill.

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:32 am #

      It always takes a couple of days, but she’s got to feel much better getting to eat and not being constantly nursed.

  7. Freda Labianca July 21, 2015 at 2:40 pm #

    The goats look enamored by the windmill.

    • Teresa July 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm #

      They were pretty unimpressed. Now if it tasted like grain, they’d have been thrilled with it.

  8. Pat July 22, 2015 at 9:13 pm #

    I hope Kizzy does well in the yard. Love the windmill.

    • Teresa July 22, 2015 at 9:45 pm #

      Haha. She’s already back out. She was so unhappy and fighting through the fence, it was better to put her back. I think she did enjoy a night without the kids, and she’s not really making milk.

  9. pattisj July 22, 2015 at 9:26 pm #

    I like your windmill, can’t wait to see what that’s all about.

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