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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Candy Corn goes to the beach

Wednesday, 5/26, all the kids got their 2nd CDT vaccination booster. Their 3rd and final CDT vaccination is due in 4 weeks. At that time we will also give them their first hoof trim. It will be another busy time at the ranch!

In the meanwhile, we will be busy taking updated photos and descriptions of the kids. We are still working our way through our pre-deposit list. Our list should be going public about the 3rd week in June.

George and I went to the Oregon Coast during the Memorial Day holiday. We took 3 Pygora bottle babies, Candy Corn, Boots and A140 along with us to the beach as our farm sitter was only able to come up once a day to feed the animals and the bottle kids needed to be fed twice a day. We put the racks on the back of our truck with a thick bed of straw and off we went. The coast is only a 1.5 hour drive from our ranch and the baby goats traveled just fine. Once at the beach we all enjoyed a walk.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Pygora kids receive their first baby booster vaccine!

The kids all received their first of a series of three CD&T vaccinations on May 10th.  Their next CD&T vaccination will be given 2 weeks later. 

Rounding up 140 babies is a little bit like trying to herd butterflies.  I don't know who gets more exercise, me or the mommas as they fret while being separated from their little ones for a few hours.   We found if we move the mommas to a separate pasture full of green grass and away from ear shot of the babies, they calm down quicker as they are distracted. 

We try to efficiently make use of the time while we have the kids rounded up.   After they received their CD&T, I spent the rest of the time taking updated photos of our kids per customer request from our Pre-deposit list. 

Wednesday, 5/12, we decided to round up the kids again so that we could get the rest of the kids photos updated.   It was a very late evening by the time I got into the house that night.

 Now that all the photos had been taken, I've spent countless hours and days getting the photos sized down, loaded into our Pygora kids list by sire, and also by kids ID numbers then uploaded to the internet.  

Hopefully by the end of this weekend, the majority of the kids (minus a couple of sneeky babies that got away before they could get their photos taken) I will have all kid photos up-to-date.  In a couple of weeks it will all start over again!

We are making our way through the pre-deposit list.  We are on the 7th person right now.  The 8th person has been given the list a couple of days ago to start previewing.  I will be contacting the 9th person shortly to give them the list to start previewing so they can get a head start when it comes to their turn to pick kids.    Hopefully we will make our way through the list soon.   Once everyone that has placed a pre-deposit has chosen their kids, the list will be going public at our website at:

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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mothers day!

Happy Mothers Day to all of you with 2 and 4 legged kids! Yesterday I had a bouquet of beautiful Oregon grown flowers given to me for being the mom of 140 baby goats! It was so thoughtful and it really brightened my day. Thank you very much, Wanda and Rick!

Our Pygora kids list is making it's way down the pre-deposit list. It started out very slow but I'm hoping to pick up speed soon.

If you are on the pre-deposit list, feel free to contact me with an estimate of when we will get to you. Once everyone on our list has previewed and selected their kids, the list will go public on our website. Check back as we give updates.

This coming week we will be giving the kids their first CDT vaccination. They will get a series of 3 boosters over the next few weeks and then after that, they will receive a yearly vaccination.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Pygora babies everywhere!

Baby Count:

Spring is here and baby Pygora goats are everywhere! We are enjoying watch them frolic about the pastures as they venture down the hill with their fretful mothers following closely behind.

We just finished up our long awaited Pygora kids list and it will be going to the first person on our pre-deposit list today. Yeah!

This week we will start another round of taking updated photos and the kids will be getting their first CDT booster vaccination.

Looking forward to warm and dry spring days ahead!