Together Again

13 Jul

For some reason, all three days of working on the chicken-of-the-woods also saw goats getting out.  Luckily, when they get out it is basically just coming up the road to wait for me to let them in.  Still, I prefer they are not eating in the ditches and on the road.  I tried hobbling it the first day.  The second day was late in the evening, and I figured I would deal with it the next day, but chicken-of-the-woods claimed my attention again.  Well, on day three it was probably three-fourths of the herd.  Since I was talking about putting them together again, I decided this was the time to do it.

The herd on the bottom of the front pasture

I’m sure the pasture does taste old and dry, but we did at least get some rain over the weekend.

Maybeline and Odie

Anyhow, they all got to spend the rest of the day on the front pasture.  That way I didn’t have to worry about them getting out again.

Bambi, Haley, Cinnamon, and Myson joining everyone else

Ivy

I went down in the evening and put another piece of panel across where they ripped up the old snow fence barrier.

Of course, having everyone on the front pasture means nobody is weaned anymore.

Perdita nursing Astra

Joy feeding Olaf and Swen

That means no milk until they get weaned again.

3 Responses to “Together Again”

  1. Eileen Wise July 14, 2021 at 5:43 am #

    Hello,
    I guess the herd is happy to be all together, love the critters. Take care, enjoy your day!

  2. Jeanne July 14, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

    Oh, that’s quite a situation! I hope it works out, but you don’t have any milk to freeze! Or to use for making yogurt!

    • Teresa July 14, 2021 at 10:05 pm #

      I will try to wean again tomorrow. I was waiting for today’s storms to pass.

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