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    Thread: What did you do today?
Post: RE: What did you do today?

Home now. Drive and w a it time, 7 hours at vet. Emergency vet last night canceled on us so we had to take to our goat vet some 80 miles one way. Another near $500 two days in a row. They had to reope...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1,369 2,070,809 10-13-2022, 02:05 PM
    Thread: What did you do today?
Post: RE: What did you do today?

This a this week rather than a today report. Monday, trip 80 miles one way to our goat vet. Sprite has a swollen knee. Time for Mischief to lose his family jewels. So had to be there by 10 am and coul...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1,369 2,070,809 10-12-2022, 01:07 PM
    Thread: Request for "education" part of next rendy?
Post: Request for "education" part of next rendy?

...or maybe share some of this info now? I would like to learn proper equipment, carts and procedure for checking our own goats worm load rather than depending on vets a long drive from here and co...
blackie's maiden Health and Wellness 0 330 10-11-2022, 07:55 AM
    Thread: OWNER FOUND! FOUND GOAT!
Post: RE: OWNER FOUND! FOUND GOAT!

That's a heartwarming story. Thanks for sharing.
blackie's maiden News and Events 1 456 10-03-2022, 04:24 PM
    Thread: Goat with Longest Ears in the World!
Post: RE: Goat with Longest Ears in the World!

I feel soory for goat. Looks hazardous from stepping on them to dragging in dirt for ear infections. I used to have rabbits with long floppy ears(French). ALWAYS treating for infections and ear mites.
blackie's maiden News and Events 2 713 09-15-2022, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Sable/Saanen
Post: RE: Sable/Saanen

Be csreful. We tried a Saanan in Texas. Mistake. We believe the heat killed him trying to stay up in our herd of more heat-tolerant lamanchas and nubians.
blackie's maiden Equipment & Techniques for the Trail 5 2,878 09-08-2022, 03:57 PM
    Thread: It's a South Dakota Goat Vacation!
Post: RE: It's a South Dakota Goat Vacation!

I love your adventure stories.
blackie's maiden Tales from the Trail 3 1,996 09-07-2022, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Homemade goat trailer
Post: RE: Homemade goat trailer

One thing i see worries me. It looks like some of those wire panels are the 4x6 of 6x6 sauates. We made mistake of using 4x6 around our tree rings here on farm. We are forever having to cut their head...
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 4 898 09-07-2022, 08:17 PM
    Thread: Question about the 5 herd roles
Post: RE: Question about the 5 herd roles

Interesting about babysitter being a female. That job seemed to go to our then teenaged Blackie, a wether. Sine we quit breedinh and he's gotten older, more jealous of us, i don't know who has that ro...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 5 1,859 08-22-2022, 10:44 AM
    Thread: Question about the 5 herd roles
Post: RE: Question about the 5 herd roles

Sounds like.an interesting book. Nan, can u give name.and author of.book? Thanks.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 5 1,859 08-22-2022, 10:36 AM
    Thread: Rescue goats first hike
Post: RE: Rescue goats first hike

Nice. I would think lamanchas would make awesome packers based on their personality. One of ours has some lamancha blood and he is our favorite.
blackie's maiden Tales from the Trail 3 1,625 08-18-2022, 01:21 AM
    Thread: First Rain, First Break in 100 Degrees in 67 Days
Post: First Rain, First Break in 100 Degrees in 67 Days

There was actually funny wet stuff falling out of the sky here today,  along with winds strong enough to overturn an 18-wheeler not too far from us. Tomorrow,.the high is supposed.to be 88 degrees. W...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1 253 08-18-2022, 01:16 AM
    Thread: What did you do today?
Post: RE: What did you do today?

That is really good. I never saw the sand-filled tires used before. That is a great idea for.teaching careful footing
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1,369 2,070,809 08-10-2022, 06:34 AM
    Thread: Goats on Swiss Planes!
Post: RE: Goats on Swiss Planes!

Those are neat. Some of us should sneak out under the cover of darkness and paint some.packs on the goats for a great PR piece.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1 562 08-08-2022, 07:35 PM
    Thread: Happy Halloween!
Post: RE: Happy Halloween!

Really cool!
blackie's maiden The Campfire 4 1,465 08-08-2022, 07:32 PM
    Thread: Are Toggenburgs really that different?
Post: RE: Are Toggenburgs really that different?

Although it is still very hot here, we are very discouraged in believing this toggdnburger is going to be a good.packer. He is showing lot of independence, not wanting to follow much distance away fr...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 7 1,644 08-06-2022, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Anyone in tejas?
Post: RE: Anyone in tejas?

Nan, can you send us that guy Augie's contact info? Johnny, we are near Waco so we are only about an hour from Temple. We could probably find a meeting place in between maybe. Our schedule for Augu...
blackie's maiden Introductions and Networking 7 1,842 08-02-2022, 07:58 AM
    Thread: anyone used pellets or compressed hay bales?
Post: RE: anyone used pellets or compressed hay bales?

We are facing same problems here. Availability of hay, almost zilch.
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 3 714 08-02-2022, 12:10 AM
    Thread: Goat riding
Post: RE: Goat riding

That is a cute picture.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 1 1,672 08-02-2022, 12:08 AM
    Thread: Fun Website/Blog
Post: RE: Fun Website/Blog

Oh, wow! That is such a great website. What inventive, creative people! Thanks for link.
blackie's maiden Tales from the Trail 2 1,949 08-01-2022, 11:48 PM