Hi, from the beautiful Ozark Mountains in NW Arkansas!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Squidgette, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Squidgette

    Squidgette New Member

    Feb 29, 2012
    I've learned so much from this forum, I thought I should officially sign in.
    We (me, my husband, 2 boys, and MIL) live on a 5-acre hobby farm and last summer I brought home 2 Boer goats (doe and buck) and a Boer/Nubian cross doeling.

    We had never been around goats, so before I bought them I researched goats, found working goat farms to visit, and called the County Extension agent to come out and look over our farm. He was a great source of information! --Apparently, not many people call them and they have a lot of knowledge to share. He liked our farm--and fences, and helped me feel more confident about having goats.

    Well, about 2 weeks ago, Taffy, the 1/2 Nubian, lost her babies and we were so sad. But, we started milking her... We had planned to have meat goats, now we are thrilled to have a dairy goat! I think our lives might change forever! Now we want more dairy goats! LOL! I think the funniest part is that when we moved to this farm, there was a small goat dairy already on it. For years we thought of things we could do with the building, but now we are using it for it's intended purpose.
    :stars: Once a goat farm, always a goat farm...glad we are finally waking up to what we have.

    Thanks for letting me join this group! My name is Connie, and I have goats...
  2. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    welcome.....Glad you learned a lot already from TGS..... :thumb: :wave:

    Sorry for the losses... :( :hug:

    But glad ...you love your dairy goats... "All" goats are loved here...... :thumb: :hi5:

  3. RMADairyGoats

    RMADairyGoats New Member

    Jun 19, 2011
    Welcome from Colorado :wave: Sorry about your losses :(
  4. J.O.Y. Farm

    J.O.Y. Farm ~Crazy Goat Lady~

    Jan 10, 2012
    New Hampshire
    :welcome: to TGS!!!! Glad to have you here! :wave:
    Sorry about your losses :hug:
  5. Crazy 8 Farms

    Crazy 8 Farms New Member

    Feb 4, 2012
    We are also in Arkansas! Welcome to the forum!
  6. Lamancha Lady

    Lamancha Lady Lamancha Breeder

    Dec 12, 2011
    Hello and Welcome Connie :wave:

    Sorry about your babies :(
  7. goatiegurl*Oh

    goatiegurl*Oh Senior Member

    Nov 10, 2007
    Welcome! :wave: Sounds like you've got a good thing going for ya :thumb:
  8. Squidgette

    Squidgette New Member

    Feb 29, 2012
    Thank you for your kind words and your welcome, everyone.

    All that happened on my husband's birthday, too. I think it may go down on his "worst birthdays ever" list! --did I mention that our children also had the stomach flu and we were all supposed to lead a parade that day? LOL! Nothing went as planned...
  9. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
  10. nameless_alice

    nameless_alice New Member

    Jan 10, 2012
    central Arkansas
    Hello and welcome from central Arkansas. :hug: