Thursday, May 27, 2010

Udders and more udders

Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats
June looking out on the property. The buck pasture is across the way and down on the left you can see mother-inlaws garden.

June is due June 22nd, carrying MilkDud's babies. Is PeeWee in there? JuneBug?

Chamonix in the background, June on the left and SweetPea on the right.

Have I mentioned previously that we also run a spa?

Photo's from Spindale's Goat Festival and Show

actually it was a "dairy" doe goat event. All about the udders. Nigerians are the only dwarf dairy goat.


Mike talking goats




Chamonix got much attention

making goats milk ice cream

Carl Sandburg's wife raised dairy goats

Mike showing Chamonix and Jenna Rudolph of CapraKozaFarm showing Pixie for us.

Although Chamonix was acting up in the ring, she beat out her sister.

Mike showing Clara and Jenna showing her doe.

Judy Nelson of J-Nels and I'm showing Gabbi.


AJ-OAKS said...

Oh my look at all those goats. Some of them look really tall. My goodness your babies have grown. Already in the show ring! I see lots of blue ribbons for you!

Mom L said...

Wonderful!!! I never realized just how tiny Pixie and stunning Chamonix are until I saw the pictures of them standing next to one of you. After all of Pixie's antics, I'm surprised she behaved so well!!! How I'd love to hold and hug one of them....

The bit about Mrs. Sandburg also brought a smile to my face. A few years ago while visiting my sister (I lived in Atlanta then) we went to Sandburg's place, petted some goats, went through the house. I always loved him as a poet, but had not known that his wife was internationally famous for her goats.

Nancy in Iowa

IsobelleGoLightly said...

I'd love to go to a goat show! So many people interested just in GOATS! How wonderful. The youngsters look so good! My goodness, you do have to bend over to show then! tee hee! Beautiful girls at home too!
I like the chicken spa. We have one of those too!

Louise said...

No chicken spa here, but, we have a wild turkey spa, does that count?

The babies are getting so big. I didn't realize how little Pixie was, either. She makes up for it in spunk, though.

Callie said...

Your photos bring back wonderful memories of my daughters showing their dairy goats in 4-H shows and at country fairs. Miss those good times. Beautiful goats! Thanks for the photos.

Anonymous said...

Goat milk soap is sooooo nice. Do you make it?

The Blue Ridge Gal

Alix said...

Udderly amazing.

I've missed you so much, Joanna. Sorry I haven't been around much, but after the winter that almost did me in, I'm out and about enjoying the fresh air and living. Not doing a lot of blogging.

But of all the people in the Blogosphere I've missed the most, it's you, my funny funny friend.

I love you so much and I promise to be back soon.

So Milk Dud is about to be a papa? Again? Boy... he sure gets around.

PS: How is Franklin?

Foothills Poultry said...

Looks like Chamonix was a hit with everyone. Pixie and Chamonix are growing so fast. I love the goaties.


LiBBiE and RoByN said...

OMG I just love your Dwarfs, we have nothing like this in Oz, can't wait to show mum.

What amazing udders, for such little does.

We breed, Saanens and Anglo Nubians in Australia, have for over 30 years

John Gray said...

it all looks like a norman rockwell painting!!!

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