Category Archives: Our Farm Animals

New Llama buddies… Major & Big Al

After we sadly lost Little D to an unfortunate accident (read prior post), we thought Stormy looked lost and lonely.  Through Carol from Wolf Creek Farms we were able to acquire 2 beautiful gelded males from a friend of hers, … 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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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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I broke my “Golden Rule”!

Yep, really didn’t think I’d ever do this but I suspect a couple of my neighbors knew it was just a question of time.  I got a horse.  I full size horse.  Actually I’d call it a horse & a … Continue reading

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This and that on the farm

My goodness.. it’ been such a long time since I last posted!   I feel guilty that I haven’t kept my reader’s up with all the little things that have happened since I wrote about Murphy’s passing. February 14th Oreo finally … Continue reading

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Boris the Camel

MARCH 28TH, 2009 My gosh, it’s been so long since I wrote about Boris! I’m sure most of you are aware that we sold Boris to Scott Allen of Pettit Creek Farms. It wasn’t an easy decision but it was … Continue reading

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Ziggy becomes a “Steer”

Poor Ziggy… Thursday the 12th of February we brought him to Danny’s (L & J Farm Supply) where he underwent a minor procedure… well, minor for us – major for Ziggy! We had Ziggy “banded”.   A heavy duty rubber band … Continue reading

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