Farewell to Farming

On Wednesday evening, February 12, 2014, our last goat left our property. That was only about a week and a half after I posted our herd of goats and cows for sale, though I’d been thinking about it for awhile. We still have a few chickens, but all our livestock …

For Sale

New posting 8/1/2013 While we regularly take inquiries regarding all the animals on our site, here are several that we’re currently offering for sale. Email: info AT applebottomsfarm DOT com. Prices are based on pick-up at our farm. Nigerian Dwarf Goats Pecan Hollow SF Milky Way (“Milky”) 6-year-old purebred Nigerian Dwarf …

Goats for Sale

Posted May 15, 2013 *** LAST UPDATED 7/3/2013*** While we regularly take inquiries regarding all the goats on our site, here are several Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats that we’re currently offering for sale. More photos and pedigrees available here. Email: info AT applebottomsfarm DOT com. We also have an adult …

Baby Bunnies!

Our Dutch rabbit gave birth (kindled) today, having a litter of 7 baby bunnies (kits). They’re tiny little peanuts and look hairless, though a soft touch reveals their very light hair. So far, mama doe and babies are doing well in their caged nest, protected from weather and predators. We’ll …

Fair Show Results, 2012 Edition

The 2012 show season has come to a close for us. Here’s how it all went down: Lonoke County Fair & Livestock Show 2012, Dairy Goat Show Our does had a good showing at County this year! Youth (Junior) Show Nigerian Dwarf Senior Doe Grand Champion (Mariah, shown by The …

Spring Farm Update

With kidding season and Spring Show, a lot has been happening here on the farm. Here’s the highs and lows: Kidding Season At one point, we had 8 kids on property. This being only our second year for breeding, that was a lot to us. Three of our does were …

Kidcation 2012

It should probably be called “momcation” but kidcation is what I used last year, and I’m nothing if not consistent. So the kids left yesterday with Pepa to travel back to Alabama to stay with Mema for their annual visit. This time for two weeks. All three kids gone for …

Preparing for Kids

It’s was a weekend of shift work here on the farm! With our first Alpine, Maya, due to kid on Wednesday, March 21, we moved her from the front pasture where the main herd is to the back goat house for more cover for her and babies.  We also moved …

Spring Fever

With the weather cooperating over the last few days, I’ve been spending more time out with the animals. Of course, some of them seem none too happy about it. Whether it’s being flogged by the roosters or rammed by my favorite buck, I’ve had it rough this week. I’ll blame …