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Goat Art – Home is Where My Goats Are

Goat Art – Home is Where My Goats Are

Original goat painting by goatlady at GetYerGoat™ – Home is Where My Goats are – beautifully illustrated with this original painting of 10 different goats surrounded by a green laurel wreath and Bohemian floral sprays – Sure to Please Any goat lover – Breeds featured are: Angora goat,Boer goat, LaMancha goat , Nigerian Dwarf goat, Nubian goat , Oberhasli goat,Pygmy goat,Pygora goat, Saanen goat and Toggenburg goat.
Great gift ideas for the goat person you love- Christmas gifts  or Birthdays gifts –

products with watercolor goat portraits Home is Where the Goats are



Home is where My Goats are goat T-shirt by GetYerGoat™

Goat Breeds Painted Portraits

Home is Where My Goats Are

Home is where My Goats are goat T-shirt by GetYerGoat™

Goat Breeds Painted Portraits of 10 different goat breeds –  A collection of 10 different goat portraits,  each one painted separately and then arranged in a group  to make this beautiful collage of goat breeds to please any goat owner,  goat breeder or goat lover.  The backgrounds on some of the products are watercolor painted backgrounds digitally reproduced to  set off the  goat  portrait collage  in an artistic light.

Goat Breeds Painted Portraits

Take a look at the detail of these pretty little goats- (Hover over image on desktop  computer or tap twice for  mobile devices to scan over image detail )

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 Home Decor Products

we offer  many items to  add to your home decor- if you would like to see something  we do not yet offer – please let us know using our contact form –   and we will do our best to accommodate you!

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Goats – I Survived Kidding Season

I Survived Kidding Season

GetYerGoat Funny Goat Shirts for kidding season

Spring has sprung and your does are getting wider by the minute…

She’s moaning with fullness and her udder is starting to fill out.. Your back is aching from all the bending you have been doing checking her time and time again- Just to make sure…It’s Kidding Season! 

At last, the time of year comes when you are ready for babies


The Time is Near:
Ok.. So now you are looking at your calendar and you DID write down the date of breeding right?.. I know you think you will remember what date who bred who.. But believe me .. You won’t be sure as the times nears. So I hope you did write down not only every time you bred but also any time the buck may have gotten out of his pen and with the girls, this is why we have surprise babies. And yes.. I have had my share!
Time to keep an eye on tail ligaments and other signs of oncoming labor.

Typical Signs of Early Labor (Not necessarily in order):

  1. Appears restless, shys away from herd
  2. Eyes glossy or luminous
  3. Paying much attention to her sides and smelling the ground
  4. Pawing at bedding or dirt
  5. Looking behind her and talking to her sides (typically in a voice you have never heard=”mama talk”)
  6. Talks to you alot as if she is telling you she is getting ready (she is, so listen)
  7. Gets dreamy eyed or star-gazy (euphoric)
  8. Looks less pregnant than she did before-sides have hollowed out, under-belly is full
  9. Lifts tail frequently and urinates frequently, usually not much urine at a time
  10. Lays down and gets up more than usual-figidty
  11. Udder begins to fill more-looks tight and shiny-teats get full
  12. Vulva becomes flabby then looks flat and opening looks longer
  13. White discharge (this may or may not happen) changing to an egg-white looking discharge, sometimes may have some blood streaking in it.

Read the entire article here 

And when the babies are all on the ground and you can take a deep breath FINALLY- have a cup of coffee or tea in your favorite Kidding Season Mug

I just read a post from my friend on Facebook and she put it perfectly:

Kidding season… what it means to most is adorable baby goats to play and laugh at antics. To goat breeders it means this and more.

Sleepless nights watching your doe for slightest moves , worry about multiple kids getting tangled and the horrors of difficult births, giving doe proper meds prior too and after kidding to reduce risk of milk fever, ketosis, infection, weak kids who won’t thrive and no matter what you do they pass in your arms, a favorite doe that loses the battle after a difficult kidding and passes away in your arms, work of multiple bottles made everyday for hungry littl monsters.

The list of worries go on and on, but regardless of all of these things the wonderful, playful kids , the miracle of attending the birth of every new life on my farm and the amount of love I receive every day is worth every freezing night and worry imaginable!

God Bless ALL of my goat friends and may you have a safe kidding season , if you don’t you can always call your goat mentor, they are happy to help.