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Apple’s Twins ~ 2009

Posted by on Apr 18, 2009 in Goat Kid, Spanish Goat, Spring | 4 comments

We awoke in the night to a strange sound.  Strange, and yet…  oddly familiar. What is that noise? RAIN!!!  It DOES remember how to rain! And it kept raining until morning.  It has been well over a year since anything measurable has fallen, so it was exciting to look out and see water EVERYWHERE.  I’d say we got about four inches.  Of course, when it rains hard for longer than it takes the water to soak in it has to sit around somewhere!  Judging by the view from my office window, I’ll be mucking wet hay and bedding out of the dairy goat shed.  Not my idea of fun, but I have to admit it’s a great workout…  The companion exercise that goes along with it will be rebuilding the levy to redirect that downhill-rushing water past the shed. After a break in the storm, I walked out to the main goat barn to see how everybody fared and make sure no little ones were soaked through.  Nice and dry inside, Charlotte’s goofy kids looked as though they were in serious debate as to whether or not to venture out into this new world of dampness.  As I looked around, I saw pretty Apple standing proudly with her brand new kids.  She must have had them during the night, and they were clean and ready to...

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