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Back to morning tethering

Pair of goats
One of the most joyful parts of having our herd whittled back down to two is that I can return to morning tethering. I still take the girls out for their woodland grazing in the evening, so now I just tether until Abigail grows bored about an hour into her grazing period. To me, our doe doesn't look full after sixty minutes of tethering, but I have to accept that our goat knows what she wants.

Goat and dog

Which isn't to say that our pair of capricious beasties don't stop for a few more mouthfuls of succulent treats on the way back to the coop. Here, Lucy is reminding the goats that the porches (a couple of feet to the left of the photo) belong to her.

Goats eating alfalfa

A few mouthfuls of alfalfa make a good post-breakfast dessert. Then back to the coop to nap and chew their cuds until after the humans' dinner. Such a fun way to start the day, with an hour weeding beside the goats!

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made it on time. Thanks for map. Having a great time
Comment by kayla Fri Jun 26 11:10:17 2015
Kayla --- You just made my day! I'm so glad to hear that you got on the train successfully and are enjoying the ride. :-)
Comment by anna Fri Jun 26 11:32:41 2015

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime