Hey Pack, the baby goats finally arrived! I was wrong about Pearl throwing three kids this time. She had one of each and everyone is healthy. You can’t tell in the photo, but the male, the taller one, has an adorable white fluffy patch of hair on his forehead.
I have promised my beloved that I am not keeping all of the kids this time… and hope to be able to hold to it. They are just so stinkin’ cute, and of course the grandkids love them.
But, I really have no use for another related female. I am sure there will be a 4H member in need of a project goat, and short on cash to buy one. I have been looking for a nanny or doeling to add to our herd to continue this quality line of goats. I haven’t found one yet, mostly due to price. Once the 4H deadline for buying project animals passes, I will surely find a better bargain.
I have taken to calling the male Bo, and plan on banding and keeping him. Bobby didn’t see a point in having another wether, but we have a ton of brush they
Originally posted on The Survivalist Blog