Category Archives: goats

It’s National Plan Your Vacation Day!

And we sure hope you’ll plan to spend some of your vacation with us! Join us for a one of a kind experience…The Goat Cheese Making Class at our 5 acre farm in Penrose, Colorado (45 minutes south of Colorado Springs). … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Coat Do You Wear?

Is it a Front Door Coat or a Back Door Coat? Oh!  You thought I meant rain coat, ski coat, trench coat, nice coat? No.  I mean is yours a Front Door Coat or a Back Door Coat.  There is … Continue reading

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Milking in the (cold) wind

Before I went out to milk tonight, in the dark with gale force winds that sounded like they were kicking up a tornado of sorts, I warned my boys that if I wasn’t back inside within 30 minutes to start … Continue reading

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Goats For Sale!

Six of this year’s precious bucklings-turned-wethers (castrated goat) spent the summer at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!  Did you see them?  They were in My Big Back Yard, an exhibit with chickens, goats, bees, an occasional come-and-pet-me-I’m-a-tarantula! and a gigantic leaky … Continue reading

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My, What Nice Forearms You Have.

A few nights ago, in a dream, a man was hitting on me.  Granted, I’m happily married, but that had no relevance when it was a particular body part that most attracted him.  You know how when you have a … Continue reading

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Babies and Milk and Cheese Everywhere!

Spring on the farm is the beginning of life after the rest and revitalization that is winter.  In March, we bought a dozen new baby chicks to become our new egg laying flock and 12 goat kids were born…8 bucklings, 4 doelings, all healthy … Continue reading

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How To Break In New Cowboy Boots

When we lived in the city, I considered myself an urban farm girl.  I milked goats, made cheese, gardened, canned, pulled goat kids out of their mamas, gave shots to goats that needed them, slaughtered chickens, autopsied rabbits.  But I … Continue reading

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