Freezing temperatures, internal parasites, and our goats

http://www.SleepingDogRanch.com For the most part goats handle freezing temperatures quite well. That is, if they have shelter, food, water, and are healthy. Our focus for the past several months has been to boost their immune system, reduce their internal parasites as much as possible, and put a bit of weight on them for added insulation. …

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Redesigning a coffee table

We have a square coffee table that extends into a major aisle where everyone can run into it. We're a busy family with four dogs, two humans, and two cats. With this mix of family members someone is always either chasing or being chased. The table measures about 42 inches square and is about 18 …

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Did I mention that we got a barn cat?

The mice were running off with too much goat food, leaving too many nests, and otherwise terrorizing us ... flashing throughout the day and night. Brazen little hussies. Chewing parade halters and scaring the barn help is not nice! They had to go! Mr. Dillon came from a friend's home who had just had their …

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Bucky’s Merry Christmas 2009 Injury

On December 23, 2009 our buck, Bucky, ripped several inches of skin off his shoulder. I had gone out to feed when I noticed that his shoulder was bloody. Upon closer inspection, I found that a strip on his shoulder about 10 inches long and from 2 to 4 inches wide was missing. AWK!!! MISSING!!! …

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