Tag Archives: Coral

She Started a Trend

4 Apr

I shared yesterday that Cutie snuck out to the Back Forty.  The next day my mom sent me a text at work that I had a bunch of goats in the Back Forty.  Sure enough.  I got home today to find a few goats out there in pasture.

Blaze, Caroline, Annie, and Cookie

They saw me and came running because they didn’t want to miss their evening grain.

Blaze, Cookie, Caroline, and Annie

Astra shinnied right under the fence again.  Sidney was waiting her turn, and so was Haley.

Astra (with Sidney behind her)

Haley wasn’t so sure about fitting back through that little hole even though that’s where they went out.

Some goats just walked up to the gate to wait for me to let them in.

Coral and Annie

Haley still thought she should be able to make it back under there.  I’ve got news for her.  It’s a lot harder to shinny up hill.

Haley with Vanna waiting impatiently

I did go up and open the gate for those bigger girls (like my mom did yesterday).

Dolly

I had to be careful not to let other goats out.  Haley finally decided she was going to have to come through the gate.

Haley (with Stormy wanting out)

Blaze, however, was a bit concerned about getting beaten up by Stormy.  She decided she was going to make it back through that tiny spot.

Blaze

She did it!  And that is why they say if you throw water at a fence and it gets through, a goat can get through.

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Friday’s Hunt v3.19

12 May

Welcome back to Friday’s Hunt.  I want to thank everyone who joined in last week.  I had a lot of fun visiting everyone who linked up.  It’s very simple.  Anyone can participate.  The link opens at 7pm Central time and will close Sunday at 7pm, so you have plenty of time to enter.  Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to visit some of the other entries.

If you didn’t participate this week but would like to next week the topics will be:  Starts with T, Week’s Favorite, and food.   I will always keep a list of the items for the coming week in my sidebar at the top.  I am crazy busy with teaching and working on the farm right now, but I will make sure to visit all participants.  Without further ado, here’s my interpretations for the week.

Starts with S:  All the goats ever on the farm that start with S: Sage, Sage, Sal, Sallie, Sam, Sam, Sampson, Sandy, Sara, Sarah, Sasha, Scarlet, Scooby, Scott, Scout, Scout, Shaggy, Sherlock, Sherman, Shirley, Sidney, Silas, Silas, Silas, Simon, Simon, Sis, Skip, Skipper, Snap, Snape, Sofie, Sparkle, Sparrow, Special Ed, Spice, Spike, Spot, Squiggy, Squirt, Squishy, Stan, Stan, Star, Stormy, Strawberry, Sue, Sugar.

Stormy is one of my milking girls.  I found out from the vets that the withdrawal on Cydectin (what I used to worm them) has a fourteen day withdrawal on milk (17 for meat).  That’s good.  I will still probably work on freezing milk for kids to drink before I use it for lotion, but it’s good information to have.

Stormy

Week’s Favorite:  Our weather has been beautiful this week.  The goats are happy to get back to their lush pasture.  That makes me happy.

Coral

Family:  I usually have goats all hanging with their family, but the kids are getting old enough that they are all off playing while their moms are eating.  So you get nine-year-old twin sisters, Stormy and Litha.  I already mentioned that Stormy is one of the girls I milk, and Litha is the only goat on the farm to have quadruplets.

Stormy and Litha

Now it’s your turn!

Good. Random. Fun.

22 Feb

I noticed tonight that Coral and Clover were sharing a bite of hay.  They don’t look much like twins anymore.  They were Pistol’s first kids!

Coral and Clover

Coral and Clover Blackboer

I spent a lot of time this weekend emptying all my water tubs and scrubbing them clean.  That’s an endless job with the geese around.

Stormy

Stormy Sue Street

Just for fun, here’s Kizzy.

Kizzy Kay Street

Kizzy Kay Street

She’s still a pretty girl.

I do hope you’ll come back and join me for Friday’s Hunt.  The items for this week are listed at the top of my sidebar.

I’m sharing today with The Good. The Random. The Fun.