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Milking Season Has Begun



It's that time of year... Time for my hopefully well rested arms to get back to work hand milking goats every day.

Last night we separated Molly and Abbie from their combined six babies and then milked them this morning. The babies were then reunited with their mamas and will have full access to all of the milk they want from her all day long. At night they will sleep in separate stalls in encourage the babies to start eating solid food (which they've been nibbling at for a week now already). And each morning we will strip the mothers of their night's production of milk and back with the babies they go.



 

I think the mamas actually like the break from the babies at night, quite honestly.

Eventually they will be fully weaned and the boys will be sold to their new homes.

And so it begins... Milking equipment and glass bottles and sanitized work areas and fresh milk.



I'm ready for yogurt and cheese and ice cream and cereal for breakfast!

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2018 Goat Kids

Kidding season is here and if you are interested in a 2018 baby, this is where you will find the most up-to-date info aside from talking with us directly.

We do not sell babies to single goat homes. Goats are herd animals and need to be with at least one other goat. Buyers must already have a goat, be in the process of buying a second goat (baby or adult) or buy two of ours at once.

All of our babies are disbudded, CD&T vaccinated, and come from a CLOSED CAE NEGATIVE herd.

PLEASE NOTE: Expected wean dates listed below are approximate!

We take deposits for babies on a first come, first served basis. Please scroll to the bottom of this page for information pertaining to each dam and sire. If you have any questions, please email thefarm@beamansfork.com or call/text 252-349-0004

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