Season 3, Episode #10~ Kids-a-Poppin’

34 commercial kids born Monday through Friday. Sired by the same buck, they are all white- quick eartagging and notes help tell kids apart when things get confusing in the barn! Snow storm pretty much missed the farm- just had some flurries yesterday but not “inches of accumulation.” Works for Acorn. The tie rod onContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #10~ Kids-a-Poppin’”

Season 3, Episode #9~ Borescope, Anyone?

Ho boy– did Blind Hog and Acorn ever have a domestic scare this week!  The dreaded “warping of hardwood floor boards!” Luckily, it was not “zebras” but a much simpler, less exotic cause of the issue.  A bit of cosmetic repair and all will be right with the world. Hissy Kitty was the first catContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #9~ Borescope, Anyone?”

Season 3, Episode #8~ Sleety Sleet Sleet

Sleet covers the ground, but it is beginning to thaw.  Thank goodness for ice cleats! Commercial goats have held off kidding (so far) during these single digit wind chills and icy weather. Dairy goats, kids and Irish Dexters are all managing well enough. Time to begin trapping the barn kitties and get them spayed/neutered.  Actually,Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #8~ Sleety Sleet Sleet”

Season 3, Episode #7~ Previews of Coming Attractions

Getting ready for more goat kids  and goose eggs! Fun on the farm! Blind Hog and Acorn missed the worst of the last winter storm that went through, almost 3″ of rain though.  They are not complaining.  Well, they are complaining about the county road and lack of maintenance…  But what else is new? AContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #7~ Previews of Coming Attractions”

Season3, Episode #5~ End of January Already (??!!)

Four dairy does with a set of twins each- lovely!  Other than the first set of twins born during single digits, the others did very well, save for the last kid who had a front leg pointed the wrong way- Call the Midwife! Grazing changes made, hay is moving out of the barn very slowlyContinue reading “Season3, Episode #5~ End of January Already (??!!)”