Fritzie- I know you sure wouldn't like where I live- the longest I have gone without sun that I can remember is thirty days. And yes it gets old. But I love all the green and the streams and the moss and ferns and the fact that the days I think are too hot last about two days. I have no air conditioning. And the snow last for 2-3 weeks, just long enough to enjoy without a problem.
And everything is damp for about 6 months of the year- the other 6 monts is totally dry.
All I can say is turn on your brightest light first thing in the morning and sit there for 1/2 hours. And think about how everything is happily growing as hard as it can.
oh i wish mine would go out in the rain. at the first sign of clouds & rain there is a stamped for the barn.
my biggest worry is them getting sick to. i have been letting them out into the big part of the barn when i feed so they can get some exercie.
i love looking at every thing green but this was just to much to fast. they said on the news that waverly(where i am) got over 11 inches in 4 days
It has rained here in Western KY for the last 5 days almost without ceasing! I quit counting after 5 inches. I needed some rain but this is becoming ridiculous. My goats have stayed in the barn and have not gone out to graze for at least 3 days straight. I have been giving them plenty of hay and feed but now I have noticed that at least 4 have the runs. Do you think it is just the weather and the change of no grazing?
Give them all the hay they want but do not increase the amount of grain, that will cause the runs. We have had alot of rain here and now everyone has a runny nose, cough and 2 have the runs so everyone here got a check up by me and anyone with unusual noise in the chest got a shot of LA200.
I enjoyed the rain the first day but I get kinda depressed when it's dark like that outside for more than a few days. My goats, a huge surprise to me, had no side effects! I opened up my barn for them but they just sat in the rain instead