Piddling Around

So we have come upon the final weeks (days??) of my pregnancy. Most of our major chores have been accomplished, you know, except for that whole having a baby business. Just waiting on the little bun to finish baking in the oven. This post will contain a lot of pictures. First, the pregnant gals… As…

All The Helpers

After a long, frigid Virginia winter and lots of deep litter in the chicken coop, it was finally time to pull out all the layers upon layers of chicken poo from underneath the roosting bars in the roost. I did not take a picture of what that looks like, because, well, because it’s basically 5…

Goat Shed Two

After building our first goat shed, now simply referred to as the barn, we took a teeny tiny break from building anything. We spent a couple of weeks just enjoying our goats and the fruit of our labor. But then we had to get busy with extending the yard and building a shed for the…

We Are Goat People Now

It has now been over a week since we brought home our goats. I’m happy to say we have kept them all alive and well. We have been researching about Nigerian Dwarf goats for over a year, but just like everything else, much of the learning curve comes by experience and not just through books…

And We Have Goats

I’d love to say that the day had finally arrived, but that’s not exactly the right way to word that. The goats are here! Five weeks earlier than we had planned on. That’s ok though. We were up for the challenge and built a goat shed in record time under some pretty tough working conditions….