Goats and Kids

The Sheep and the Goats

I wound up over at MGC today, switching off with Amanda. My post was about the publishing industry, but it drew on my background of caring for sheep and goats. I sometimes – ok, very rarely – miss that. It’s incredibly hard work, and endless work, too. You can’t take a day off from milking and feeding and…

Small livestock
Goats are friendly, efficient, and good for many purposes.
My bottle- lamb Brendan, who used to walk with me on a leash, and was often mistaken for a dog, until he’d Baa!
Goats and Kids
My daughter helping my mother move goats to a pen with better grass.

And because it made me laugh my head off when a commentor at the MGC pointed me to it, here are the flying sheep.

Clever sheep, indeed!


2 responses to “The Sheep and the Goats”

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    Dang it, wish your mom lived anywhere near me – I’d rent that one for a week or two. The only mowing method I know of that works in the mud and has minimal maintenance downtime. (After today’s rain, I still have an inch of water sitting in the back yard, and half of the grass is still a foot high – this, in Tucson. Sigh.)

    1. You might have someone near you with goats (or sheep). I think this is the forum Mom hangs out in… http://www.backwoodshome.com/forum/vb/