7 New Additions to The Farm

Posted February 19th, 2014 by Leah and filed in Leah Richardson

 As we continue homesteading at The Farm….our Nigerian dwarf goats.

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Jim with “Miss Congeniality” who loves to be rubbed and petted, and sit in your lap!

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Our sweet friend Laura brought her kids to see our kids Sunday after church and she took some of these wonderful pictures. This is her daughter Quinn.

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Meet “Bootsie”!  She is a bit shy and Mr. Jim is really the only one she trusts.

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“Angel” is a beautiful blond with soft blue eyes and a melodic bleat.

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Miss C. does love to be in the middle of everything!

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We have 2 males, note the blue collars, and this is “Isaac”.  He is quite a pretty boy with his Rod Stewart-like blonde hair sticking straight up between his horns.

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“Mama Love”, who has a heart shape on her back, and her little one, “baby Joy”, who looks like the Chick-fila cow in miniature, are inseparable.  All the kids are about 6 months old, except for Mama, who is about 2. Margie, from whom we purchased the kids, suggested we get a Mama to teach the young ones, and protect them too.

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And then there is “Milkshake”! He is our alpha male that loves to dance on the picnic table! We think he and “Bootsie” are in love. Speaking of love…we plan to breed them and sell the males and milk the females. I am researching how to make goat milk products such as soaps, lotions and cheeses.

I know many of you are thinking…Leah and goats! Well, I must say that I have come to love these precious creatures and can while away an hour or two just watching them jump and play. They are very clean animals and amazingly won’t eat or drink anything unclean. They have 4 compartments to their stomach and so what comes out in the end is pure compost for our garden.

Speaking of love, love is definitely in the air on The Farm!!

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Stop by for a visit and experience Psalm 24…The earth is the Lords and the fullness thereof!

xo

leah

p.s…Registration is open for Replenish at The Farm so check out the retreat HERE

and regarding the Wake Forest tee shirt Jim is wearing…he is still an Alabama fan, but he prayed with and encouraged a young man from Deland who went on to play football at Wake Forest and he gave Jim this tee shirt.



3 Responses to “7 New Additions to The Farm”

  1. Very sweet! I look forward to hearing more adventures. :-)

  2. stacy evans says:

    Love It! They are precious and such a joy to see!

  3. Yara Pena says:

    they’re so cute!

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