The herd began with four goats, and grew over the course of 2013 to become fourteen goats and their one pet hen. Here you can learn a little bit about each one.

 

Carl

Born in mid-2011? Joined in the Autumn of 2012 with his buddy Phil. One of the original goats in the herd. Still skittish. Carl’s horns grow to the sides, and his coat is black with small, white spots.

Phil

Born in mid-2011? Joined in the Autumn of 2012 with his buddy Carl. One of the original goats in the herd. Still skittish. Phil’s horns grow to the sides, and his coat is brown and white.

Chester

Born in mid-2012? Joined in the Winter of 2012/13 with his brother Lefty. One of the earliest goats in the herd. Herd king. “Maybe daddy” to Atho & Winter. Chews clothing and hair. Chester’s horns grow back and curve outward, and his coat is white.

Lefty

Born in mid-2012? Joined in the Winter of 2012/13 with his brother Chester. One of the earliest goats in the herd. “Maybe daddy” to Atho & Winter. Lefty’s horns grow back and curve outward, and his coat is black with one white boot.

Bailey

Born in late 2011? Joined in the Spring of 2013 with Duchess. Mom to Clover and Precious. Herd co-queen? Great “starter” goat. Bailey was disbudded by her original farm, and her coat is tan and white with black accents.

Duchess

Born in early 2012? Joined in the Spring of 2013 with Bailey. Mom to Atho and Winter. Herd co-queen? Duchess’ horns grow back, and her coat is black with white accents. She also has wattles.

Dusty

Born in January of 2013? Joined in the Spring of 2013 with his brother Hickory. One of the first skittish goats to become social. Dusty’s horns grow back, and his coat is tan and white. Dusty also has wattles.

Hickory

Born in January of 2013? Joined in the Spring of 2013 with his brother Dusty. One of the first skittish goats to become social. Hickory’s horns grow straight up, and his coat is tan with black accents. Hickory also has wattles.

Bambi

Born on April 25, 2013. Joined in the Spring of 2013 with her brother Cooper, at 4-days old, our only bottle babies. Intensely social. Duchess’ rival. Bambi’s horns grow back, and her coat is a ruddy brown.

Cooper

Born on April 25, 2013. Joined in the Spring of 2013 with his sister Bambi, at 4-days old, our only bottle babies. Intensely social and curious. Cooper’s horns grow back, and his coat is brown with white markings.

Clover

Born into the herd on September 1, 2013, along with her sestra, Precious. Daughter of Bailey. Clover’s horns grow back, and her coat is black with white markings and accents.

Precious

Born into the herd on September 1, 2013, along with her sestra, Clover. Daughter of Bailey. One of the infamous “red bandana” goats. Precious’ horns grow back, and her coast is black with white throughout and white accents.

atho

Born into the herd on December 21, 2013, along with his sister, Winter. Son of Duchess and either Chester or Lefty. Huggable. Atho’s horns grow back, and his coat is black. Atho also has wattles.

Winter

Born into the herd on December 21, 2013, along with her brother, Atho. One of the infamous “red bandana” goats. Daughter of Duchess and either Chester or Lefty.

Juniper

Birthday unknown. Joined in March of 2014. Not a goat. We have 14 pet goats; they have 1 pet hen.

 

We cannot take on rescues or fosters (be they goat or any other animal); in such cases we instead make referrals to the following area farm sanctuaries: Enchanted, Green Acres, Harmony, Lighthouse, Out to Pasture, and Wildwood.