Spring Fever

The first post on our new farm blog. Check it out!

Lamplighter Farm

The pairing down of the spring kids is nearly complete. All the baby goats, save two, have gone to their new homes, except for the ones we have retained.

This year, we are keeping the Nubian doeling Virtue. She ranked among the top of the Nubian kids and, bonus, she’s moon-spotted. We’d love to see her pass that on.

Next, we are keeping Faith. The first kid on the ground this year, Faith was one of the twins out of our best producer Meadow. We are really excited about this one. Her growth rate is off the charts – she is filling out, putting on muscle, and otherwise totally surpassing her comrades. In fact, the couple who purchased our doelings Jasper and Mona Lisa expressed interest in buying Faith’s 2019 kids.

For the same reasons, we have kept Faith’s half-brother/cousin, Julius. We have never seen his equal in development or…

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