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  • Finally our Last 2014 Baby! A Kid Update.

    Marvi finally kidded this morning! Hugga Wugga, a beautiful black cashmere doeling! We’ve had a record 28 kids birthed this spring – 12 female, 16...
  • A Summer Surprise!

    We’ve had a surprise kid! Angora doe, Zoe, was born at a petite 5 Lbs in the pasture much to our surprise just a few days ago! Her mother, Springer...
  • Shameless self-promotion!

    I grow wonderful fibers, which are made into yarns, socks, handknit and handwoven items.  (Uh, correction! – the GOATS grow the fibers!)  I have a ...
  • Thanks a bunch, Facebook…

    Ugh.  Being a small farm isn’t hard enough, I guess. I was finally getting the hang of making all these online pieces work together, with FB as the...
  • Salt City Fiber Works (a truly LOCAL yarn and fiber mill)

    I just have to show you these yarns. They’re so lovely.  See?  (Please ignore the obvious chaos that is my home…) I took Wilbur’s lovely mohair fle...
  • By Leaps and Bounds!

    Baby goats grow so fast!  In this picture you can see Kaytee, born Monday – white spot on her head, and Buttercup, born yesterday – all black.  Jus...
  • Surprise!

    Surprise indeed!  Are you surprised I’m updating my blog at last?  Yeah, well – me too.  But I have a bigger surprise – BABY GOATS! Yes.  baby goat...
  • Latest challenge.. Hay is in short supply.

    Normally, it doesn’t rain every 3 days, all summer long. Normally, I have all my hay in the barn by now. This is NOT a normal year. Yesterday, the ...
  • Funny site last night

    Funny site last night. I went out into the field to check the goats in the pouring rain. They have a hoop type shelter, which has cross pieces to h...
  • Thank you, Linus!

    Linus, gorgeous cashmere yearling buck, jumped the fence and made his way around the pasture to the older doe pen – TWICE.  He was recaptured and p...
  • Edgar is in hormonal overdrive.

    He has escaped twice in the last twenty four hours.  Both times he heads straight for the pasture where all the lovely does are feeding.  Luckily h...
  • Here comes Fall!

    The pastures have been very lush this year. We’ve had rain every few days and I’ve been able to keep the goats moving around the fields. Soon, thou...