Category Archives: Farm Stuff

DIY:  Goat Milk Stand

We needed a milking stand for our Alpine dairy goat, who is due to kid in a couple weeks.  I did some internet research and started off intending to follow the plans from Fias Co Farm (which are really good, btw).  However, I wasn’t really in a constructing mood…  and I’m not really a great constructor anyway… …

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Easter On the Farm

Lots of babies around here this time of year…

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New Dairy Goat

Last week we welcomed home our new Great Pyrenees, Mud.  He is doing really well settling into his new lifestyle and getting used to people surprisingly quickly for a mostly feral unsocialized 11 month old dog.  I figured it wouldn’t take long, as Pyrenees are usually very sweet good natured dogs, but he came around faster …

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New LGD

We’ve been planning on buying a Great Pyrenees puppy to serve as a livestock guardian dog (LGD) on our farm.  Right now we just have horses/donkey and meat rabbits, as we trimmed way back to prepare for moving, but we intend to get chickens, guineas, and dairy goats this spring to replenish our farm population. …

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