Humor, Antidotes and Life with Dairy Goats By Regina Tervo Chapter 1 A Modern Day Shepherd Being a Modern-Day Shepherd is going out to the barn in a mad rush with a party dress on because of an emergency! Or leaving early from your wedding night because of a birth! These are just a tiny … Continue reading Goatidoates
My favorite is a turkey, cream cheese, homemade cranberry orange spice relish, sandwich! Yummy! I think about this sandwich weeks before Thanksgiving day. There are many other things I create with the Turkey. Soups, curry, toss it on salads. Homemade Turkey noodle & vegetable soup. The big thing I make is from the bones. I … Continue reading Thanksgiving Left Overs! What to do?
Choosing food your family like to eat is helpful. Choosing seeds and plants that produce fruit and vegetables that freeze well is important to me as well. So when I am picking out that squash I pick out the one for my zone and the one that is good for freezing. This way I can … Continue reading Garden’s for your Table
Weaning, travel, or a upsetting change can cause stress. Those of us that have been in the goat breeding industry for a while have seen the undesirable results of the cause of stress. How it plays a destructive decline in the immune system and can set our goats up for all sorts of unhealthy situations. … Continue reading Herbals: relax that stressful goat!
As owners and breeder do we give the emotional health of our goats enough consideration? I have been studying one herd for the last 17 years. I have come to realize some important things about the goats I didn't know before I bought them. I bought them thinking them as livestock. I quickly realized they … Continue reading Emotional health of Goats
Resolution in taking back My Word When I first started with the goats over 15 years ago I wanted to go it as natural as I can with them. I wanted to have healthy happy goats, that gave healthy happy milk to make healthy cheese that made me happy! One of the biggest hurtles to … Continue reading Disbudded vs Horned
A beautiful May day gives me the time to pause and soak in the beauty the Lord has provide us. In every square inch there seems to be a world within a world and all created by Him. I'm so very grateful for these gifts that he has given me. Here are some of the … Continue reading A post from when Sophia and our first goats were Juniors.
A pivotal view as a Modern Shepherd A morning in life with a herd I've been refereed to as goat lady, goat cheese lady, lady with the goats and a shepherd. I would say what best describes me is a modern day shepherd. Everyday I spend time with my herd. It is a small herd … Continue reading A Goat breeder Moment into a Herd
Seeing you, I lift my head and all focus goes to you. I may call your name in greeting or make my way to you whether I'm heavy with kid or just have to weave through a herd, up or down a hill or even through a stream that wasn't there yesterday, I will make … Continue reading How to know you are a goat friend.
I think anybody who has had a pet has asked this question. I have searched over the years trying to find the best dog food for my dogs since I have been a owner. 10 years ago I found myself in the petition of being out of dog food and my vet was out of … Continue reading Dog Food. What is the best for our pet?