Monthly Archives: October 2008

Fall goat maintenance and breeding preparation

Fall goat maintenance involves the usual hoof trimming and worming but also evaluating condition, coat and conjunctival pallor to see whose in good shape for the long winter and for breeding.  The goats all look really good- some are fat.  Mr. Mahogany above particularly looks … Continue reading

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Raisins, Rug, & Fall Sheep Maintenance

The first batch of raisins are done and now I’m working on the second batch, the Lincoln lock rug has been started, and the Fall Sheep maintenance was completed today.This involves penning the sheep in the barn, catching each sheep and trimming … Continue reading

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Harvesting and warping

Last week, we got a little farm stuff done.  On Wednesday, Tom mowed the back field (behind the fenced pastures) while I did animal chores and then we replaced the rotting wood posts in our fencing. For a few months I have been slowly finding time … Continue reading

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