Tag Archives: goat farming

It’s a Goat’s Life!

What a week of weather – our fields are saturated and yet the American midlands are experiencing severe drought – isn’t it mad! ?The good news is we had a clear TB test today – always a relief! But it seems ?insane that the kids were inside today watching a Harry Potter DVD ?(instead of being out in the sunshine) while the rain beat against the window.


Goats keen for supper and bed, wish children were as enthusiastic!

It is turning out to be a really busy time – partly cos of the Blog Awards, partly because I’m running 2 businesses, partly cos I procrastinate at time and partly because some calves have been poorly (2 died this morning, one of whom was Betsy one of the triplets which really upset us all) but hopefully with different treatment today, the others will rally and recover.

The goats are time-consuming too! Becky lets her Daisy suckle as she is a [...]

Sartorial Elegance…..????

The windmill is flying around since it was connected during the week. At times today, it almost sounded like a distant aeroplane at times but I think that is just because we are so used to the only noise being the birds around here.

Garrendenny  Windmill

I went up with the kids to see it and Kate insisted on taking some [...]

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 [...]