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Frustrations of a First-Time Milker – Year 2

It is said to be the year of the Goat. It was the year of four baby goats and two goat mamas on our farm. Last year, Ginger had one baby and it was my first time milking. There were many problems that came along with it. She had me so frustrated at times.This year I tried to stay calm and go ...

Eating Healthy on the Farm

I grew up in a generation of fast food, junk food, my mother cooking everything with butter, just an unhealthy existence. My parents have been overweight most of my life, and I refuse to be in that position. I thought I was eating healthy, except for my urge to have ice cream every night for ...

Adventures in Goat Milk

This year I decided to become a blogger because my friends like to hear about my adventures. Once spring hit and I realized how much more work we had to do with baby animals, a new sheep herd, a pig, a larger garden, not to mention my mommy duties, my blogs have been few and far between. Now ...

Frustrations of a First-Time Milker

This has been our busiest spring since we added new animals to our farm. I haven’t been able to write as much as I would like. I hope you enjoy my story about hand milking experience.Ginger, our goat, gave birth to her baby in April. I was thinking that she would have twins but being her ...

Finding a Billy Goat

Last week our first baby goat was born on our little hobby farm. As I go through this journey of having a new baby on the farm, I think back to how we got here. It was my mission all last summer to make sure my goats got big enough to breed in the fall and to find a billy goat. I am not sure ...

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