Author Archives: Christine

Our Llamas…

After perusing my posts, I realized that I didn’t post anything about our second Llama, Little “D”. We purchased this beautiful white gelded Llama from my friend Carol Wolf.  Little D was raised with Stormy… they came from the same … Continue reading

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Two Horses, an inspirational story…

There is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stop your car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing. Looking into the eyes of … Continue reading

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GOAT POLIO OR LISTERIOSIS?

I was recently contacted by a reader, Marsha from Montgomery City, MO., concerning the symptoms & behavior of her goat.  The most prevalent was being stiff legged & that the goat was “stargazing”.  I quickly did an internet search while … Continue reading

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New Horse Pasture

We finally completed the fencing of the extra property we had! Our original property is an 11 acre lot where our office building & guest house is located. There’s probably about 8 acres that are fields but we couldn’t use … Continue reading

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Neuturing your buck

I’m often asked which method I prefer.  I’ve used the scalpel method (not for the faint of heart), the Burdizzo & we had our Zebu “banded”.  Here’s my opinion of each one. The first bucks I altered I used the … Continue reading

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Mouse, our Bichon Frisé puppy

Scott & I realized since the passing of Murphy (our house Chihuahua), that our home felt sort of empty.  We’d discussed briefly the acquisition of a house dog and our only requirements were small & non-shedding. Wouldn’t you know it, … Continue reading

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The Nursery

Spring has brought many little baby goats to the farm!  Actually the streak started Valentine’s day.  Here are the announcements! 02/14: Valentino & Valentina – Proud mom, Oreo 04/23: Ace – Proud mom, Bambi 04/30: Pepper – Proud mom, Cocoa … Continue reading

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Tank’s Story – the conclusion

Much has happened here since I posted last more than a month ago!  I’m not sure where to begin but I’ll try to remember all the important stuff. I realized that acquiring Tank had been a mistake.  As much as … Continue reading

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My Forum

A few weeks ago my husband installed a “Forum” feature on this website.  I was very excited about this because I thought it would receive a lot of activity.  Early August I removed it because readers continued to “comment” on … Continue reading

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Ziggy the Zebu

MAY 2ND, 2009 February 12th, we brought Ziggy to Danny’s of L & J Farm supply & had him undergo minor surgery. Ziggy was “banded” which is a humane & bloodless way to castrate him. The procedure is relatively simple… … Continue reading

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