Zink Berry Farm and Kiko Goats - RAISING BERRIES NATURES WAY
My Blog

January 12, 2011

    It's hard  believe that it is almost time to get out there and prune all the berries and get the blackberries wrapped back on our support wires.  We usually prune in February and I am hoping we will have some mild temperatures for working in the berries. 
    We have 10 new baby goats on the ground already and 6 more does who are still expectant mothers.  We are going to send our bucklings that are born out of these 6 does to the buck tests in Oklahoma, Maryland, and Kentucky if at all possible.  That is where they compete to see how they measure up against other bucklings in parasite resistance and average daily gain.  We have been doing fecal egg tests to see the parasite resistance of our herd.  So far we are very pleased with the results of the tests.  I think our herd sires pass their excellent average daily gain and parasite resistance on to their young.
    Our turkey peep peep is growing like a weed and we have discovered that he is not a girl!!  He still likes attention and he always runs to the garage along with our 8 dogs to greet me when I get home.  We still have our 9 ducks and I am thankful we haven'tlost any to coyotes.  Our free range chickens are still laying big beautiful brown eggs and are surving the cold weather.  I had my doubts about them since the roosters made them look like a breed without feathers.  I thought I was going to have to take up knitting and make them sweaters!!  
    We had a goatfeast in November and had about 40 friends show up to eat goat for the first time.  It tasted alot like beef and had excellent flavor.
    I meationed that we now have 8 dogs..... our newest being a Great Pyranese who is just a 4 1/2 month old 68+ pound puppy.  He enjoys the new babies but the older goats have  butted him and he is afraid of them.  Hope you all had a blessed Christmas and we see you this summer.   

11 Comments to January 12, 2011:

Comments RSS
fusible interlining fabric on Monday, September 16, 2013 3:49 AM
Let’s just say I overlooked the obvious. The cause of injuries turns out to be one thing, almost exclusively: Behavior. More specifically, Careless Behavior, although Unsafe Behavior is a close second.
Reply to comment

replica watches on Monday, July 07, 2014 1:47 AM
I aswell apperceive Tai a positive response to this question ?
Reply to comment

rolex replica on Monday, July 07, 2014 1:48 AM
Thank you for the information accessible in practice.
Reply to comment

cartier on Monday, July 07, 2014 1:48 AM
I do not apperceive abundant about this ! And animation im your help .
Reply to comment

www on Sunday, August 03, 2014 11:08 AM
After the actual start of our own young child seeking to assure one of the best ailments for the the a finish in addition to providing about like land should hence choose
Reply to comment

car diagnostic tool on Friday, December 19, 2014 4:29 AM
This was then followed by another motion, by Numsa’s allies, to take the presentation back to workers and for members to decide whether SA’s largest union should stay or go.
Reply to comment

led grille on Friday, January 30, 2015 7:33 AM
Just don't expect miracles, non-Mariners fans.
Reply to comment

strony www on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 3:30 PM
In this situation, finally, the purely natural problem is that the ideal lockers should use which will in the kitchen, which inturn goes as a shut place with the desire to re- amend the different portions of the complete internal design
Reply to comment

fur jackets on Monday, October 08, 2018 8:46 AM
Thank you for the post. I really loved the way you written this post. It has some good information which is written in a easy to understand manner. This is very interesting and attractive. Keep sharing such wonderful and useful post.
Reply to comment

Buy Dark Knight Coa on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 8:33 AM
The post is really superb. It’s varied accessory information that consists during a basic and necessary method. Thanks for sharing this text. The substance is genuinely composed. This web log is frequently sharing useful actualities. Keep sharing a lot of posts.
Reply to comment

Fodi on Friday, December 14, 2018 1:08 AM
Glad to read about this blog. The stories you share on this site are worth to read. funny games to play online
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint