Goat Troubles

| 2/11/2011 1:28:01 PM

Tags: Alpine buck, breeding season, Lisa Doucette,

A photo of Lisa and familyTommy is not doing his deed! Febe AND Cindi Lou came into heat again this week. Febe on Monday and Cindi Lou today.

Dave put the goats out for me today and I told him to watch Tommy and Cindi.

He brought Febe to the pasture and when he came back Tommy had jumped his stall! He was waiting outside for Dave. You gotta understand that Tommy's walls reach up to my shoulders! It's also not big, so he couldn't get a running start.

Febe the alpine goat

He was just raring to go see Cindi. So without going into graphic details ... Dave said at least 10 times!! Surely to goodness it took this time. If it didn't we're going to bring them to a friend's buck. I'm not taking anymore chances.

Well it's cold here now. That means lugging water and low egg production. Crud. I'm also down to milking Febe just once a day. She's giving a liter with one milking. She was giving less with 2 milkings. So I just milk in the morning.

Nebraska Dave
2/12/2011 9:04:20 AM

You do have some interesting times with you goats don't you? I've not been previlege to being around goats much but they seem to keep you life filled with excitement. I do enjoy reading about all the stories your goats generate on you homestead. Have a wonderful goat raising day.

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