Likely pairing?!

Early yesterday morning I caught Daisy and Tracy “playing” I was fortunate to catch a sample of their antics on video while milking yesterday.  Looks like Daisy has chosen her future mate...

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Pockets’ Pail

Pockets was out for a break from the babies before a few folks stopped over for a milking demo. She had been quietly minding her own business nibbling a leaf here and a garden plant there. Some awkward conglomeration of noise ensued and it sounded a bit like someone had slipped on a banana peel and slid into a stack of pots and pans, except there were more hooves involved. We looked back and it looked at first like nothing had happened until I...

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goat handlers

It’s true, I haven’t photographed everyone that’s held a goat in the last couple months, but I’ve gotten some great shots of folks when I did grab the camera. During our visit with the beautiful Montano family we learned that Soul is a bit of a broccoli lover. I’m excited to say he may love  bouncing around the pen with baby goats just as much! Ellen is the proud adopted parent of Clarice, the only baby girl of the...

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more joy in milking

It didn’t occur to me I was taking the babies milk when I took over milking duties this morning, until Clarice, Tracey and Cookies enthusiastically informed me and watched with eager anticipation. Yes, I feel a little awful, particularly since I am a bit slower at milking than David and I know they are hungry… but I’m so proud of myself!! There is nothing quite as gratifying as finally nailing down the handling and pulling...

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