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Category Archives: Dairy Goats

08
Apr

A Goat, Chicken, Dog Story

[caption id="attachment_466" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Loretta (left) and temporary companion Lorilei at new farm home in Michigan[/caption] One man.  An aging, incontinent dog. A pregnant goat. Six rowdy chicks. All traveling together for 15 hours across America's heartland from North Carolina to Michigan. It was a mission for a family beginning a new sustainable farm, but ...Read more

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25
Jan

Goat Breeding 101; Nubians to New Beings

[caption id="attachment_429" align="aligncenter" width="300"] "Lacy"[/caption] Our first farm breeding experience (not counting winged inhabitants) started with a Callaway golf towel rubbed over "Mr. Fields'" face and ended with an artificial insemination that made a 20-foot putt look easy. The smelly towel was a mood setter. To a female goat, the smell of a buck is ...Read more

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09
May

Our Farm Family Is Growing Again

Alright, everyone.  Sit down.  We have something to tell you.  We'll just come right out and say it--we've decided to have kids! Wait, wait.  Kids as in goats, that is. Actually, two doelings and a milking doe.  They joined us this week and immediately became the center of attention for both the humans and the ...Read more

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How We Roll
Farm Star

Our honeybees forage on a variety of crops planted on the farm, as well as native species of trees, plants and weeds.

We have many visitors to the farm each year. No visit is complete without some goat petting. When it's blueberry-picking season, the goats love culled berries.

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