Bartering

A friend of mine referred a woman (Cindy) to me who has a Bearded Collie who needs exposure to sheep.  I am not doing any instructing, just allowing her to walk her dog around sheep in an attempt to settle him down. 

Milk and bread

Quickly:  milked both goats this AM and got two quarts of milk.  Not a lot, but I’m still not able to judge well enough to completely milk out Rain so she had milk left and Dobie was on her way to being

B-r-r-r-r-r-r-r

It’s only 40 degrees as I write this!  I’m not putting my heat on; refuse to until later in the year. Must save money!  Must cut corners!  Must be frugal! I drove to Statesville yesterday to get rabbits.  I was going to

Got milk?

I do: fresh and warm from the udder.  Rain (that’s the goat’s name) was nervous, but she didn’t kick.  I didn’t completely milk her out because I thought I’d milk her again tonight.  Because I do not yet have a good, stainless

Trials

Spoke to the trial organizer for the Huntersville trial and he discouraged me from pulling Gel so he’s still entered.  He said that I need to enter and compete in as many trials as I could afford and that was the only

Cian Update

I discovered what made Cian lame for a few days last week: he had a rather large gash on the side of his paw pad.  The location of the gash was such that whenever he put weight on the foot, it made