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“Casper’s a Down-Goat”

A friend of mine recently got ahold of me, a few days before Christmas.  Their buck, Casper, had been refusing food and water for a couple days and wasn’t moving.  The previous day he was a down-goat, and they honestly didn’t expect him to survive the night.  But the next morning he was up on his feet again.  They expected the goat to die at any time, and the local goat vet wasn’t going to…

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“Baby Goats Have Arrived!”

BABY GOATS!  After 5 months of eager anticipation (the last 2 months of which were even more eager once we stopped milking in late  January and instantly began missing fresh cheese), we have beautiful baby goaters! Tisl birthed first, 48 hours later than her technical due date.  She was stealth-preggers, barely showing any baby bulge right up to birthing.  I expected only 1 kid out of her.  But she produced 2 beautiful kids.  I had…

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