Gary Yeomans with some goatsGary Yeomans © Richard Stanton
Autumn kidding started before I expected, with Jess asking if I actually knew the gestation period of a goat. After pressure washing and disinfecting all the hurdles and kid-rearing shed in a panic, the vet disbudded the first batch. Jess is training Dimitri to help with the arduous job of bottle feeding the new kids until they learn to suckle the teats on the automatic feeder. We have had a few complications with multiple births and lots of goats deciding […]