February,…What’s New On The Farm!

Winter may not be over yet, but we can feel Spring is around the corner. Even though February didn’t have very cold temperatures, we still had some snowstorms and freezing rain. Here are some pictures of the farm after a snowstorm: the wind pushed the snow and designed small waves on it.On the driveway you…

Cashmere’s story

As promised a few weeks ago, I have a story to tell you about my little goat Cashmere (Coeur’s best friend). So here it is : Cashmere was born about the same date as Coeur. Her face was so cute, like she was smiling. A little while after she was born we saw she wasn’t…

Coeur’s Story

On a farm, everyday there is something new. This past spring we had 2 baby goats with special stories. Today, I will tell you about Coeur.  (Coeur means heart in French, and we think you’ll agree this little goat’s name suits her very well.)     In April one of the does had twin kids,…

Animal Care: Hoof Trimming!

As you can imagine, there are many things to do on the farm. Among these one of the most important is caring for our animals, so they stay healthy and have a happy life. Our first concern is feeding. In summer, they can graze in our pastures while in winter they are in the barn…

Shearing time

We would like to share our angora goats shearing time with you. This is done twice a year ( in fall and spring ) because their fleeces grow really fast (about one inch per month). The day before the shearer comes they are all confined in the barn so they stay dry. Then we try our…