Part of a Fairy ring..
Saw 2 complete rings last week but couldn't get a pic..
This is where Dollie gets her ears from.
This is her Momma Maryann.
I wanted a full body pic
but it was dark and she wouldn't cooperate.
Ms Dollie..She is doing better.
Dollie, Pixy, Kate and Kate's brother
are locked away from everyone else.
We go to get Lucian, the buck tonight.
Moses looking lonely..
But it will have to wait another year.
I want to wait till he is older to use him for breeding.
I don't want him to hurt himself.
Sasha hiding again!
Van the wether is now in the freezer.
I only got 28 lbs of meat out him.
He was to fat and the rest was bone.I got more meat out of a full Nubian wether 6 months younger.
Kyle made these for me..
I wanted something different for curtain tiebacks.
I am not decorating western just country..
I Love them!
I just gave him an idea and he did this.
We had a busy weekend. Good supper with friends Saturday night. Church yesterday was refreshing! Things have calmed down in the goat pen now that wether is gone. He was locked away but seemed to cause general hate and discontent.. Now I have 28 lbs of meat to make all sorts of good stuff with. It wont last long but it will be good. Since I had a friend butcher him I was able to see what condition he was in.. All the fat leads me to the conclusion he got more than his fair share of the grain. The cause of all that fat. So when the buck we are using leaves we will be doing more rearranging. The Wethers will go in the back pen with the hut for shelter in the trees.
They will be separate from the does and get a much smaller amount of grain plus hay and browse/graze. Moses and his companion will be in their pen and the 10 does in the main pen. They wont eat it down as quick being separated like this but it will most likely put off the rotational grazing till next spring. But these wethers will go to the freezer quicker then Van did. Hopefully by the time babies start arriving some of them will be leaving. Its a constant juggling act and change trying to figure out what is going to work best. But since we have moved here I think some of the wrinkles are starting to smooth out..
We are going to go get the buck I am using this year. I will post a pic of him when we get him settled. Some of the does have already come in heat and we are catching the tail end of this heat cycle. So we may have a couple of weeks between some of the breeding. The 3 doelings and wether I have locked away cant understand why they cant go with the herd. Of course 3 of them were still nursing! Stinkers they are almost as big as their mommas. On the flip side I am back to milking 4 and getting more milk so that means I can make for chevre! I was just about out!
Told you all I was out of the nothing to say fit!Haha! Okay got things to do so I am going to get busy!
I hope everyone has a Great week!