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Ranchers Journal – Wednesday August 16, 2017

Highlights Got started when I wanted to this morning, about 7:30 AM. First the keets. Yes, we will have Guinea Hen keets for the Fall Farm Tour this year. Bobbie was able to find and hatch seven of them, which … Continue reading

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Learn Ranching by Volunteering

We’ve now been in the farming/ranching business for 15 years. I don’t count the first year we bought the place. That was mostly cleaning the property and getting our sea legs or should I say our “critter” legs. Those of … Continue reading

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EZ A-Frame Hutches

Those that have been here before have seen the EZ A-Frame Hutches we keep in the pastures. We have them available particularly for the goats. They hate to get wet. They are also nice for the dogs both in the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Girl!

That’s goat girls not people girls. We have sixteen new goat kids so far and only two are males. I’ve been told that nature knows when there are too many little males and gives us all females. Sounds like an … Continue reading

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It is Hard to Have Them Go

Two little guys saying goodbye to Mom The goal of having the cute little things is to send them off to new homes and make some money for the farm. However, I do struggle whenever they go. They had their … Continue reading

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Is it hot and rainy enough for you?

This and That The Mayhaw Festival has come and gone and was a great success. We had official counters this year and totaled 457 visitors over the two days. Yeah! for my great friends and family who jumped in and … Continue reading

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Mini-Myotonic Goats

More commonly known as Tennessee Fainting Goats. These are smaller than standard and will be registered. There have been five sets of twins born since February. So exciting! They are all just darling. Mostly girls and a number with bright … Continue reading

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Where does time go?

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Valentines Day have all come and gone so quickly. Life on the farm is really a rush and depending on your view point, it’s a lot of fun with a little hard work along the … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

We consider these to be important events and will be participating in all of them. March 23, 2014 – Sunday – Dairy Goats 101 – Have you considered dairy goats for personal use or as part of your Agritourism operation?  … Continue reading

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Mini Myotonics for Sale

We have six sweet little kids for sale, the mini-myotonic kind. Selling them is the reason I breed the stock, but oh how I hate to part with them. There are four little girls and two little boys. All are … Continue reading

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