Author: Faith Markarian

Goats, goats, and more goats

The 2022 Spring Kidding season kicked off with Mercy delivering 2 adorable bucklings. 10 goats later, we have 20 kids on the ground and one doe left to kid.

Highland Cattle Fold

Note: We have sold all of our cattle. This post is just a historical list of our coos. Yes, our Scottish Highland Cattle fold included… Blaire –  (b. 2011) purchased from Blazing Acres in July […]

Animals For Sale

Proper husbandry allows for the flow of animals from farm-to-farm or farm-to-yard or place-to-place. Domesticated animals are no longer “wild” and if left in the wild are unable to find food or shelter appropriately. While […]

Early Garden

I love planning the garden, buying the seeds or starts, and planting the garden. Seeing the first few plants break the ground is always a comfort to me. Mint is growing everywhere, onions are popping […]

Web Site Updates

It’s been a slow process bridging the span from Blogger to Word Press and there are still a few steps necessary to complete our website updates. Topic categories are being reviewed and modified. Tags are […]


Rosy has the thickest cashmere undercoat of all my goats. Within weeks of the Winter solstice, her coat begins to get this dirty rug look. By middle of February, she’s rubbing the fence (as pictured). […]


Wild red hair. Is there any Irish in him?

3, 2, 1… Kiss!

This is the look just moments before getting swiped with a doggy kiss. Yay!


This is the default face for Polly when she is waiting on her cookie. That tongue.


The boys take on a ruff look during late fall and thru winter. For goat owners, this is a picture that has smell. Mocha.