goat barn

First Milking

April 24, 2012 · 10 comments

My goat kids (Admiral Ackbar and Mon Monthma) are a month old today, and so begins milking season. Last night, I shut Minnie up in a stall apart from her kids (but still within smelling and hearing distance) for the first time. They complained a little last night about the separation, but it wasn’t too […]


Henry built our little goat barn during the winter of 2006/2007. He got a truckload of free lumber ripped out of a house getting remodeled, and we spent days pulling nails out of the boards. The cedar siding and metal roofing we did actually buy at a discount, but the whole barn cost less than […]