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I came home Monday night to see a junk car parked by the shop. I figured the owner of the dented Geo Prizm was in the barn choosing a lamb to butcher for a Mexican holiday. Turns out Bob traded a...
Warren was grilling brats the other night and heard a loud clickity clack coming from behind the barn. He went to investigate and saw this -- a perfect example of the difference between sheep and...
Caroline weaned the goats and is trying to wrestle, er train, them for the showring. They bleat and cry like human babies as she leads them around the barnyard. I am surprised someone in the...
Goats are known for their stomachs of steel, but some plants can make them sick.
Radio interview source: Jean-Marie Luginbuhl, Extension Meat Goat Specialist, North Carolina State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below When our goats are out on...
Caroline took her 4-H goats to the fairgrounds to be weighed and entered into the system for the county fair. She entered five goats and they each weighed between 40 and 60 pounds. They screamed like...
Springtime in the country means one thing: babies!
From My Place To Yours: Early Spring 2012
The best time of year to live on an acreage is in the spring. It's also the busiest and most stressful time, full of life and death. Two years ago, my family and I experienced a terrible kidding...
The Living the Country Life TV series is now in its second season on RFD-TV. Here's a look at some things that took place behind the cameras, courtesy of host Betsy Freese.
When you're living the country life, fair time is a huge deal! Here are some favorite fair photos from our readers and staff.
Billy the goat has grown up on Betsy's blog. Here are a few pages from his scrapbook!