Wethers are generally a friendly lot, happy to get along with others for the most part, does can be very bossy with others! Wethers will give you a lovely fleece with no signs of damage from being busy growing babies. with does you have to make sure they are getting enough to do both jobs. With wethers there is no temptation to milk them even one little bit, with newly freshened goat milk on the farmette, call me crazy, but I am tempted just a little bit, it may have the secondary effect of making this momma a little more people friendly! CRAZY!
Last year my friend Linda and I had 2 little bucklings each, which gave me hope that I was well on my way to completing my plan of action. this year we both had 2 little doelings each! Arrrgh!
First out was this little charmer....... I got to help pull a bit.........
Next up was this little cutie, I caught her before she hit the ground cause momma was standing up!
I did a quick check and told the girls on the other end of the texts, that it looked like it was 2 does this year.
Within minutes Linda texted back, are you going to keep them?
I looked at myself covered in, well you know, and looked at these cuties and thought of all the trouble they were going to cause me and said "Probably, but I need a new plan!"