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Second freshener

Grazing goats

We won't know for sure until she fails to go into heat Wednesday, but I'm already starting to think of Artemesia as a second freshener. She's dried off (finally!) and is starting to shine back up on unlimited fresh minerals and hay combined with a daily dose of oats or honeysuckle.

Unfortunately, Aremesia has also taken to trying to pull me off my feet when I put on her leash and open the gate to lead her out into the garden. I'm assuming this abrupt leap from mild to headstrong is a result of the embryos swimming around in her belly, but I may still have to resort to goat training 101. Even a Mini-Nubian can pull me off my feet if I'm not careful!



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I always enjoy reading about your goat adventures, even if I don't always comment about them. Here's hoping Artie is in the family way again. I suspect she's pulling you off your feet, to get to all that mineral rich fodder.
Comment by Chris Sun Dec 4 17:50:58 2016