Garrendenny Goat

You may remember me saying a few weeks ago that Rolo, Clay and Soot were off to the butcher. We had difficulty in finding a butcher to slaughter them as butchers now have to have a separate licence to do goats and for some, it just isn’t worth their while. Thanks to Margaret of Oldfarm, we got in contact with their butcher Clive Clarke in Birr who was not only so helpful and accommodating but also met us [...]

Anyone for Goat curry?

It’s been a busy week here, we reached the half way mark with the calving during the week when 64 were born and we’re now up to 70. 2 calf houses are full and were overflowing this morning until Brian got a third shed ready.

We are now down to 3 goats – Becky, Megan and Katie. ?Rolo, [...]

Our Goats

Many of you might have heard me refer to our goats but I haven’t actually devoted a blog post to them as yet and have been meaning to do so for some time. To be honest, I feel I could almost write a book about these goats!

Looking at this photo above of Katie who [...]