Category Archives: 2011 Kiddings

Where to start????

WOW!  The last several months have been an incredible whirlwind for us.  I’ll try and give a brief overview to get us a bit more up-to-date.  We had our appraisal on July 19th.  It was a great day.  We learned … Continue reading

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Market, Milking and More

5-7-11 Well, we had an early start this morning, getting everything packed in the van for our first day at the Kootenai County Farmer’s Market. Market starts at 9:00 AM but we have to be in our space by 7:45 … Continue reading

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Kid Tally (so far)

We are now at 40 kids, 28 doelings and 12 bucklings. Exactly 70% doelings. Okay, I won’t brag But we were looking to test out some of these younger bucks and I guess this is the fast way to do … Continue reading

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A whole cycle off

4-24-11 Well, I guess we were a whole cycle off with Grace. She has continued looking very pregnant all this time and now finally decided she is ready, almost exactly one cycle late. We are very glad she is fine … Continue reading

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One at midnight, one in the morning……….

4/13/2011 Last night we had been watching Ellen closely as she was acting off and seemed to be starting labor. We checked her again late at night and decided she probably wouldn’t do any thing interesting before morning. Well, we … Continue reading

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Alpine??….Now that’s a change!

4-6-11 Okay, we were not expecting Lacey before Grace. Grace has been looking ready for a while and Lacey was due a day later. They obviously had different ideas. Lacey started looking uncomfortable first thing in the morning. We kept … Continue reading

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Our first midnight run of the year

2-18-11 – 2-19-11 Chana had been looking obvious all day. So when she went into labor at chore time, we weren’t surprised. We kept an eye on her all through chores and after chores went out to wait for her … Continue reading

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Do they have to wait till we’re gone?

3-17-11 Well, we (Dad, Hailey, Peter, David and Bekah) had been planning to go to the Boise area, down and back all in one day, hoping to slip in between kiddings. Not that Mama and Sarah couldn’t handle it if … Continue reading

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Belle finally gives in

3-11-11 Well, Belle has been keeping us wondering. She appeared to be starting labor 3 days ago, but never did anything and went back to acting normal. So we just kept close watch on her and left her in the … Continue reading

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Opps, I guess we missed that one!

3-3-11 Abbie was due on the 5th. And since she didn’t look super ready, we weren’t really paying special attention to her. We expected her to wait till the 6-7th. Apparently she had other plans. Sarah went out to do … Continue reading

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