Category Archives: Goats

Waiting for feeding time…

Six weeks on, Cassia’s quads have healthy appetites and like to wait for dinner (lait en bouteille, servi chaud) in comfort. Two bucks on the left (Redbud aka Buddy, and Badger Boy); two does on the right (Anemone aka Me-Me … Continue reading

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In memory: Cassia

Four births, one death. Cassia delivered healthy quadruplets, an astonishing feat for a goat doe, but one that claimed her life. Cassia had the sweetest personality, was a doting mother to her many kids, and was a strong elder, respected … Continue reading

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Goat graphemes

Part III of the Snow Grapheme series (I and II here). For the Year of the Goat, cloven hooves on granular snow, with accents by chicken. I believe the Cudzoo Goat Girls may be drawing poems about the eight 八 … Continue reading

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Synchronized kidding

Cassia and Hazel made a bid for the new Olympic marathon event of kinda-but-not-exactly-synchronized-kidding, producing five kids in one night. They spread this excitement through the night, just to keep the audience stimulated. Four of the five followed regular diving … Continue reading

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Ugly Ducklings, Lent, French translations and counting birds

Some news about Cudzoo Farm and The Forest Unseen: Sarah has opened a new page on her soap website for sales and specials. These special prices on organic goat-milk soaps will be offered only intermittently, so I encourage you to … Continue reading

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Reindeer carved deep into our history

How long have reindeer been dancing through our midwinter celebrations? Rudolph is seventy three years old. He came into being in 1939 for a Montgomery Ward Christmas publicity campaign. He joined his older cousins Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, … Continue reading

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Cudzoo Farm soaps: free shipping through Monday.

Snapdragon says: “Only one day left on free shipping for Cudzoo Farm goat milk soaps and soap gift boxes. Baaa!”

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Kidding #1

Hazel had her baby this afternoon, the first of the year for the goat herd. Sarah has named the kid Foxglove. The first thing Hazel did was, like all new goat mothers, to subject Foxglove to a frenzy of licking. … Continue reading

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Mother and daughter

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