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    Thread: Merry Christmas to All!
Post: RE: Merry Christmas to All!

Very cute. Creative, as usual. :-) Merry Christmas to all.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 5 701 12-25-2020, 12:21 AM
    Thread: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"
Post: RE: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"

Couldn't get both pics in one post. Here is Frankie and his big belly.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 18 13,983 12-06-2020, 03:52 PM
    Thread: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"
Post: RE: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"

Here are pics of our two kikos, bottle babies, so we did not know.the weight and horns would turn out this way. See how big Frankie's stomach is, terrible, and Butterscotch's wide-spaced horns. And ne...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 18 13,983 12-06-2020, 03:47 PM
    Thread: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"
Post: RE: KIKO's..."Texas Long Horn of Goats"

We have two kikos in our string. If we had it to do over again, we would have chosen differently but not for personality reasons, mostly the physical traits of the breed.  One of our wiser members...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 18 13,983 12-06-2020, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Happy Thanksgiving to All
Post: Happy Thanksgiving to All

Hope.everyone has a good.Thanksgiving. We celebrated our big dinner a.week early so.we.didn't have to risk big last-minute grocery shoppers. Worked out really well.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 2 463 11-26-2020, 05:19 PM
    Thread: What's it like in your neck of the woods right now?
Post: RE: What's it like in your neck of the woods right...

Likewise. Sorry about your neighbor. When all our horses.were.still healthy, we.could manage a weekend away from home.without hiring a pet sitter by putting out a roundbale.for.the horses and auto fee...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 13 3,649 11-04-2020, 07:40 PM
    Thread: What's it like in your neck of the woods right now?
Post: RE: What's it like in your neck of the woods right...

Things are getting even more.serious here. We kept an eye on number of covid cases in our 3 adjoining counties, filled mostly with tiny towns and most were doing pretty well compared.to areas.like Dal...
blackie's maiden The Campfire 13 3,649 11-01-2020, 01:08 AM
    Thread: Tribute to my Father
Post: RE: Tribute to my Father

Just now.seeing this. So sorry for your loss. Sounds like a.great dad.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 4 943 11-01-2020, 12:45 AM
    Thread: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??
Post: RE: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??

Thank you, Irene. Sure missed seeing u guys this year with no Rendy.
blackie's maiden Health and Wellness 8 1,356 10-15-2020, 03:19 AM
    Thread: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??
Post: RE: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??

Didn't make sense to us either. His breathing was very labored when we took him to vet and even after the steroid and antibiotic shot. Vet said his vitals and rumen looked good. But once home he did ...
blackie's maiden Health and Wellness 8 1,356 10-14-2020, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??
Post: Need Advice. Goat Down with backend problems??

Rockie, our previous lamancha nuby cross went down yesterday afternoon. We got him to vet today. He had apparently hurt his back right leg, limping badly a couple days, then seemed to be making a s...
blackie's maiden Health and Wellness 8 1,356 10-13-2020, 08:26 PM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: RE: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Countr...

Thanks, "Charlie" and Nan. The first property our @#$@# realtor lost for us hurt a lot worse. That one was a terrible loss. This one, we had some mixed emotions about from the get-go but had we been a...
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 10-10-2020, 04:45 PM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: RE: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Countr...

Well, we just backed out. Probably lost our ernest money but got too complicated around water rights, agreement on acreage, etc., etc., etc. I hate government agencies!
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 10-09-2020, 03:53 PM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: RE: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Countr...

Haha! Shock to us tropical birds today. We went to see property again today. Yesterday, it was all green. Today, all covered in white glitter. The difference a day makes.
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 09-27-2020, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: RE: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Countr...

Well, I think we did it. Paperwork in. Just have to see status of mineral rights since it is a mining claim. Surrounded by the Deer Lodge Forest. A pretty little mountain stream running thru part of i...
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 09-27-2020, 11:02 AM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: RE: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Countr...

Boy! Did it ever! All I could do to keep from beating our realtor to a bloody pulp. Long story! Don't want to ID property yet as too much land rush going on right now with covid. Thanks for great i...
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 09-24-2020, 08:26 AM
    Thread: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country
Post: Questions for Goat/Horse Owners in Bear Country

We are again looking at property deeply wooded, stream thru property and surrounded by national forest. How do those of you living in similar circumstances protect your goats and horses from preditors...
blackie's maiden Goats at Home 11 4,013 09-23-2020, 03:08 PM
    Thread: 3 Days on White Pass
Post: RE: 3 Days on White Pass

What great pics and great goats and trip.
blackie's maiden Tales from the Trail 12 8,330 09-14-2020, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Two new recruits
Post: RE: Two new recruits

Oh so cute. My fave is the back with those contrasting white upright ears. He really knows how to work those ears to look even cuter
blackie's maiden The Campfire 6 1,216 09-11-2020, 10:16 PM
    Thread: Scan of a Brontosaurus Spine Found on a Hike
Post: RE: Scan of a Brontosaurus Spine Found on a Hike

Charlie, your creativity and computer skills are amazing.
blackie's maiden The Campfire 4 982 09-06-2020, 06:47 PM