Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bottle-feeding our baby goats
5 years, 7 months ago 0

All animals still in the stall this morning. At 7:30 we tried bottle-feeding our baby goats for the first time. Fortunately our neighbor, Jim Payne, knows what to do, as he used to work on a sheep farm. He bought a big bottle with a “goat nipple” and mixed up goat baby formula. The goats […]

5 years, 7 months ago 0

I went back to Athens to collect Kroaker and then met a Tennessee farmer in Elkmont to buy two pygmy baby goats, feed and hay. I brought all back home in my SUV – the goats in the dog carrier. Taming sessions began that afternoon with Gamble and Eliza and our neighbors, the Paynes, petting […]

Kroaker arrives at 1818 Farms
5 years, 7 months ago 0

I picked up Kroaker in my SUV and took him to the vet and then brought him to his new home – but without the goat. He was supposed to come tonight. As long as we were with Kroaker around the barn he was fine, but when he was left alone he ran around and […]