2 Babies at the Wm Farm!
- yes, its true... the wee folk arrived at last
had just enough gas to get there and back tonight - it was good i
went as the 2 had gotten out of stall and were lost in shed, momma
2 silver-mange widgets
so i got them back in nanny pen, stuffed hay and a few more slat
boards in open spaces they had nosed thru
they went right for milk! - both got a full tummy , nanny groomed
them well, they were sleeping nested in fresh hay when reluctantly i
Wm is more bossy than ever. i will have to expedite the buck pen
basicaly we want to divide the goat yard into 2 or 3 sections, one
for bucks (like Wm) who can hammer the fence with no ill effect
the 2 look just like her last kid, the little white-grey thing
standing next to nanny at
Wm may be a proud bossy papagoat, but NannyB did all the work!
- arriving late one afternoon just in time to free the inquisitive
baby nannette from terminal entrapment in a narrow crevice.
already in panic from struggling, mortal fearful exhaustion would
soon have set in.
her barrel had slipped past a plank but her tiny hips were wedged
only with great care was i able to somehow shimmy her out to
mercy upon them o Lord, what other mortal mischief goes on in my
was it St Francis who called me from my useless wanderings in
barely the nick of time?
dont know how much longer i can keep this up.
Bush's Gas costing over U$ 3 a gallon.
(should we now call them "Imperial" gallons, i wonder?)
so, every trip to the Wm farm now costs me about U$13.
i am spending more on gas than hay and feed combined.
i could feed a dozen goats on what i am spending just to visit my
fortunately i do some work that nets me about U$ 40 a week.
so the goats food is assured.
only the gas must be found for the daily (we hope) journey into
darkest (county redacted).
it was my choice to keep up this charade of goat keeping.
when it comes to love, you dont count the cost.
(we have bean counters and Bushiters for that.)
--- In Goat_Friends@yahoogroups.com, "Imp Ster" <iimpster@...>
> yes, its true... the wee folk arrived at last