Archive for August, 2012

 

I didn’t do it!

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I think Ace looks like one of those dogs on TV that they make the mouth look like it is talking. Ace will talk/bark at me with a sound that is more of a rumbling. I had just fussed at him and Abby for eating on a tree that is growing by the gate.   […]

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Abby wants a kiss!!

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Goat Hay Feeder

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Well, I have been researching and researching for months now to determine how to build a feeder for the goats. I know there will be some waste, but I want to eliminate as much of the waste as possible.   Steve and I had trouble getting our ideas to blend together and come up with […]

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Feeding the Dogs

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Ace is now earning his keep. He stays with the goats 24/7. For several weeks this meant feeding him in an area that the goats couldn’t get to. I would take them grain or hay and let him eat while they were occupied. Ace has always had a self feeder (he has food available whenever […]

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“Where did all these chickens come from?”

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  April seems to be asking that question. The chickens are very funny. They sleep on top of the chicken run and in the morning if they “get up on the wrong side of the bed” they end up in the goat lot. The majority of them forget that they can fly and stay in […]

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Follow the Leader

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Andrew was walking to the dog lot to check on Buzzy. All the other critters had to come along. He is a little scared of the roosters since we had the mean one that attacked everybody. One of the little hens let him rub her so I think that made him feel a little more […]

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Old Gates

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What do you see when you look at this picture? A run down barn an rusty gate? I see an entrance into¬† a beautiful space. The barn needs some work, but has personality you can’t ignore when you walk through the door. The gate goes into a field that has tall grass and around the […]

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Tennessee Red Backs

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  Bunny, Buffy and Bugzy were¬† born around March 1, 2012. They came to GMF on April 14, 2012. We purchased them from a farm in North Carolina. They are Tennessee Red Backs. TRB’s are mostly used for beagle training. They are also suppose to be a good meat rabbit. We are hoping they will […]

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Guarding his friends

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  Great Pyrenees are such magnificent looking animals. Ace is really turning out to be a great guard dog. The sound of his bark should be enough to ward off predators, but if that doesn’t do it, his size and attitude should get the job done.

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