Any day now…

March 21, 2013 · 7 comments

Well, it’s almost time. Ms. Minnie is rather large, and it’s time to get ready for the big event. Her official due date is April 2, but last year, she kidded four days early, so I’m hoping to be prepared ahead of time. To confuse things, my mom got this harebrained idea to take the […]


Last Thursday started out pretty normal. Henry (the husband) and I went out to the barn to check on goats. Henry gives injections, disbuds kids, and procures goat hay, but he’s not usually involved in day to day barn chores. My doe, Bella, had kidded with adorable twins twelve days earlier. On this particular morning, […]


One fact about keeping a dairy goat is that there are always kids. Whether you want them or not, you don’t get any milk without kids. In my case, I only breed one doe per year because the milk from a single goat more than enough for our needs. We’ve had five sets of kids […]