Sometimes life comes in a big yellow bucket…

So…let’s take a quick detour from talking about goats to taking about those little surprises in life that sometimes come in a big yellow bucket. Elijah stuck his head in the door yesterday…he looked a bit odd.  Actually, about half of his body was in...

Gardening Organically with Essential Oil!

Organic Gardening with Essential Oils and More! Join  Bill and I this coming Tuesday night (June 21, 2016) at 6:00 pm at River of Praise Fellowship on Bernard Ave. in Greeneville to learn how to use essential oils to deter pests and disease in the garden while...

The scary thing about Caseous Lymphadenitis

According to the [easyazon_link identifier=”091191093X” locale=”US” tag=”tnfarmgirl-20″]Merk Veterinary Manual[/easyazon_link], “Caseouslymphadenitis (CL) is a chronic, contagious disease caused by the bacterium...

The trouble with goats…

I love having goats on our homestead.  I love the spring babies, I enjoy milking the mama goats and I really enjoy using the milk to make cheese and soap. However, goats can be a bit of trouble in a variety of ways and I want you to be prepared.  It’s best to...