Friday, February 26, 2010
The Long Winter
I am glad that our goats were bred late so that we don't have little kids out there in this cold and since I am not milking, if I want to I can hold off feeding the goats an hour or so until it has warmed up a bit. They have plenty of hay in their barn at all times so grain can wait for a bit without them getting hungry at all. We feed the goats a nice sweet feed that is all grain, no pellets in their dry season and when they are milking we mix Purina Goat Chow with the sweet feed giving them a higher protein diet than just sweet feed. We also supply them with a quality goat minerals. I am looking forward to the first of April when the kids are due to arrive. My life will be busy for sure, feeding bottles and milking goats again. But I like that sort of busy-ness.
Speaking of busy, I have a busy day ahead of me, cleaning, cooking and everything in between, so time to get off the computer and get to work.
Soft music, the gentle kind of music that makes you feel content with life... the view from the window as I sit and spin at the wheel makes ...