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Freya and Skittles - Adventures of Baby Goats

     Well Lil’ Frey and Skittles have become best friends!  Skittles has been out and about with Freya for the last couple of weeks enjoying the pasture and play along with the “big” goats.  Freya is, of course, the big sister and takes charge of situations.   When I give them hay, she makes sure it is played with enough before they eat.  Same with the grain.       Lil’Frey still enjoys being outside of the pen, in the barn.  That is the best playtime EVER!  Things can be pushed off and bang, spilled out and lots of noise can be made if one jumps on the correct “thing”!  She figured out how to launch herself over the fence in her little...

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Little Adventures of Freya - aka, Lil' Frey

     By this time of year we have at least 10 – 20 baby goats and mammas usually have more than one, so one baby is generally not alone.  Not this year!  We have just one!  Freya - aka, Lil’ Frey.       She has been a delight!  At first, I was concerned for her since they like companionship, but Poe filled that position wonderfully.         Poe is a cat that loves the babies.  He truly gets excited about them.  Running in circles under my feet as I carry the little ones to the heat lamp.  He promptly started cleaning her and cuddling.  She was never alone or cold.        She grew, and Poe didn’t enjoy being bounced on...

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Rocky' First Day on Our Farm

One year I was in need of a Nubian buck and so was a fellow goat breeder so we worked out a trade.  Both of the “boys” were about the same age and came from nice stock so we made a deal.

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TRUE LOVE! THE STORY OF TINSEL AND RAZZELFLABBEN

     Once upon a time a little goat was born.  Her name was Tinsel. She was pure white and very beautiful!  However, a couple of weeks after she was born an accident happened which caused her to loose one of her front feet.  This was extremely hard on her caretakers since they loved her very much.  (It was harder on them then it was on her).  Because she was so special, she quickly became very spoiled!  She was carried everywhere, even though she got around fine.       She grew into an elegant doe (adult female goat) and she continued to receive special treatment from her caretakers even though she kept up with the rest of the herd just...

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