The land would get overgrown with brush in the summer if I didn't have the goats to keep it cleared off.
I'm going to start milking a few goats and making some cheese.
Can you get Brutus to take the goats back to the barn?
Two of the goats had gone into labor, so she transferred them to the building on the release side of the dairy, where they had set up temporary kidding stalls.
We bring the goats in from this side and let them out the other when we're milking, but during the inclement days they stay in this barn.
How he expected to achieve that by feigning interest in the goats was a mystery, but at least he cared enough to make an effort.
She leaned over the gate, calling his name softly so that the goats wouldn't be frightened.
Maybe the goats had some kind of control over commencement of labor.
As the weather improved, the goats began kidding in earnest.
The scene was total chaos, with goats dashing every which way around the field, trying to avoid the squawking chickens and the fox.
Carmen poured grain into the feeders and the smell of oats and honey brought a tidal wave of goats into the barn.
I took care of the goats this morning and Josh will take care of them tonight.
Goats have two spigots instead of four, but the milking machinery is basically the same.
So that was why you came up to watch the goats kid.
We don't have any goats down in Texas.
No, the goats brought you the first time.
It was Katie who had said he was coming up to watch the goats kid.
Is one of the goats sick?
The goats were staying close to the house today.
That put everyone at risk, but her goats were the easiest targets.
Three goats were on the porch.
Some of the more friendly goats had followed her up the hill and they were ranging out ahead.
Together they got the goats in the barn and locked the doors.
You told me you were coming up to see the goats give birth.
She was sure stubborn about the goats with Josh.
"I think you're missing the goats," Alex said as he maneuvered the last turn to his house.
Selling the dairy goats had erased a part of her identity.
The trees flowed gracefully down the mountain side, ending in the pasture where the goats used to graze.
It would be used as winter fodder for the two goats she had kept.
The goats always produced way more than the babies needed.
She had done that when they sold the goats, but then she had been in a rush.
"Aren't you afraid the goats are going to miss you?" she asked, patting him on the head.
He guarded your dairy herd and he's watching your goats now.
We could bring the goats down there.
Are the goats staying closer to the house?
I haven't noticed, but Brutus has been here a lot, so I guess the goats have been too.
How did a woman who loved goats bring herself to eat them?
Still, goats and sheep had been in North America for hundreds of years.
Only a buffalo cow right now - and a couple of Angora goats Carmen bought for me.
She kept a couple of goats that are supposed to kid in February.
All but a few of the goats had been gone over a year now, but she rarely had time to think about them anymore.
Alex had nursed them back to health and released them in the area where the goats had been kept when she owned the dairy.
He might have pictured cattle or horses — even goats, but elk and buffalo?
The area where the goats had been provided good grazing, but he was concerned about the wild dog problem she had experienced in the past.
No, I just got rid of the goats and started doing the work you thought I was suited to.
She would put her goats in there and let them clear out the brush.
I'm having an area fenced in so I can let the goats run in there and eat the brush.
They're fencing off an area for the goats to run.
Second, I prefer not lifting the goats over the fence to get them into the barn, and third, if you'd let me finish …" "You can't just put up a fence, Carmen.
The men finished the fence and the goats are running in the south hills.
There were pigs and goats on the island, and plenty of fish could be caught from the shore.
But there were birds in the woods and some wild goats on the hills.
Of goats watched her from the distance.
Either the goats or him.
Josh didn't know about the horse ranch, and she wasn't about to tell him - not as long as he was holding the goats over her head like a club.
For all he knew, the goats were her greatest dream.
Goats are a mystery to him - not to mention an embarrassment.
Katie opened the barn door and let four goats into the dairy.
The goats were going to need more hay and alfalfa pellets.
Sure, but I don't think the goats were impressed - by him or his fancy rental car.
I agreed because I figured goats would be easier to handle than cattle.
Are there any more goats in labor?
The barn door was open and the goats were scattering, forcing the dog to race from one end of the lot to the other.
At that moment one of the goats darted by her, bleating in terror.
Oh, for heaven's sake, Carmen, they're goats, not race horses.
You fed your baby goats with a bottle.