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Herd Sires: 5 Tips for Choosing a Herdsire

Posted on February 3, 2017 at 10:00 PM

Herd Sires: 5 Tips for Choosing a Herdsire

With everyone starting or about to start their kiddings seasons we will soon be seeing many buck sales post and first fresener does. Some of us may be looking to purchase a kid already on the ground while others may be looking for that first freshener who is a hot topic to put a reservation on. Either way, here are a few tips to consider when purchasing a herd sire:

 

1. Know your herd. The first thing you ...

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Mid-Year Review - 2016

Posted on August 20, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Phew! After months of getting the does bred, winter & spring rabbit shows, kidding season, goat shows, ADGA Nationals, more goat shows and judging inbetween I can finally sit down and update our website!


The year started off as we finished getting the last few does bred. With the very strange weather we had difficulty catching heats and some having to be forced into heat towards the end of the season. We succ...

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Welcoming 2015

Posted on February 14, 2015 at 5:10 PM
Welcoming 2015

Around here things are getting quite busy with the beginning of our 2015 rabbit show season and the ending of the breeding season for the goats.

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2014 Litchfield County 4-H Fair

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The first weekend in August was our annual Litchfield County 4-H Fair at the Goshen Fair Grounds, Goshen, CT. We had a great time and did very well in all our classes! Luna & Phoenix did a repeat of last year and took Best Doe in Show & Best Junior Doe in Show! The club also decided to add a "Best Udder of Show" which Luna also won. Our Nubians did extremely well and also took champion in the junior and senior show and best u...

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2013 NESC Sweepstakes Results & Our New Logo!

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:25 AM

After a busy weekend we have some exciting news to share with everyone! 


New England Show Circuit Banquete 

As always, we attended the New England Show Circuit Banqete this past weekend where we learned the results of the 2013 show season. This is where they total the points for each breed from every show in New England over the past ...

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It's Starting to Smell Like Fall

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With the trees beginning to look bare, bitter temeratures and the smell of buck it's a clear sign that we're in the middle of breeding season! 

After years of having does kid in April and May, dealing with the heat, younger kids to show and missing some of the spring shows we have decided to get a early start to breeding this year. With our first doe potencially due in early Febuary and all but one bred for March we just have one left to breed and a few we're waiting for day 21 to ...

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