Category Archives: Milking

And Two More Makes Five!

We checked on Sally last night around 9 pm when we did chores.  Her udder was full and she’d been by herself a lot of the day, no signs of mucousy discharge.  Birth did not seem imminent.  We watched a … Continue reading

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Spring Time!

We are getting our first trickles of fresh, raw, spring milk! (tastes like it has a slight mineral deficiency, slightly sour/bitter…but soon it’ll be perfect!) …and we’ve planted 200 onions (with the help of my two boys) …and the seedlings … Continue reading

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Please help Doug and Kim.

UPDATE!!  We received $372.96 for Doug and Kim, thanks to all of you who so generously donated! Doug and Kim Wiley are the owners, milkers, gardeners, mom and dad, and ranchers at Larga Vista Ranch in Boone, Colorado.  In a chance … Continue reading

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Should I Make Cheese Making Videos?

There are lots of cheese making videos on YouTube, so why should I add more?  Do we need more cheese making videos in the world?  I don’t know. But, I just kind of want to do it.  We’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Feeding Urban Families One Goat At A Time

Feeding urban families one goat at a time December 16, 2012 by csukach Herbert Aparicio, urban farmer, works to build a bigger greenhouse on his urban farm in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 24, 2012. The greenhouse will be warmed by … Continue reading

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Legalize Goats In Colorado Springs??

This’ll be a quick addition to the website, but an important one for any of you who want to be able to own goats in the city of Colorado Springs, regardless of lot size. I have been told that the … Continue reading

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Introducing… Peaches’ Baby Boy!

Kidding season has finally come to our farm!  We’ve been waiting (me, rather impatiently) for the day to come that Peaches, one of our pregnant does, would finally give birth.  I was being SO impatient that I was beginning to believe … Continue reading

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Milking Room Moving Day.

I almost can’t bear it.  Milking inside 4 walls in a small, barn-smelly milking room.  No more milking outside in the beautiful scenery, looking at the red rocks in the fresh air.  It’s a necessary change I dread making.  Every … Continue reading

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Come Take A Class!

Gift Certificates are Available for All Classes!! (Special Classes/Dates Available On Request!    Weekdays are also available, just ask!  Just Ask If You Don’t See A Date That Works For You!) The Goat Cheese Making Class!  ***Most Popular!!***         … Continue reading

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Milking. Outside. And the bear.

Question:  What do you do when there is a bear wandering around outside, it’s dark, the goats and chickens are still out, and you have to milk? Two nights ago, The Animal Whisperer woke me up because he saw a … Continue reading

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