http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:20:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-logo-square1-32x32.jpg http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com 32 32 2020 Kidding Season http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-kidding-season/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-kidding-season Mon, 15 Jun 2020 16:44:05 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10967 It is such a fun, exciting, busy time of year. Our farm gained 9 does & 6 bucks this spring from 5 mamas and 3 baby daddys. My method of assisting the births is very hands off. I watch the mamas obsessively when their due date is approaching. I like to be there for the births in case they need help. But, I will only

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2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

It is such a fun, exciting, busy time of year. Our farm gained 9 does & 6 bucks this spring from 5 mamas and 3 baby daddys.

My method of assisting the births is very hands off. I watch the mamas obsessively when their due date is approaching. I like to be there for the births in case they need help. But, I will only intervene if there is a problem. I am trusting the goats to know what they’re doing.

GEORGIA

2 Does & 1 Buck

Georgia is a champ. Birthing just seems to come easy for her.

We missed the births by just minutes. But when we got there, everything looked perfect.

These three are so very friendly – which is funny because Georgia is not the most loving goat.

2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

MOON

2 Does & 1 Buck

Moon gave birth a few days before I was expecting. So, I was surprised one morning to find 3 cuties beside her.

Last year, Moon’s first freshening, I was not too impressed with her mothering skills. This year she is much better, thankfully.

2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

WILLOW

2 Does & 2 Bucks

Poor Willow. She gets so, so big. She handles it well, though, and is always such a good mama.

I knew Willow was getting close to giving birth. So I kept checking on her. But, it was getting late so I finally left her alone. Sure enough, two hours later she gave birth to 4 kids.

2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

WYLDESTYLE

2 Does & 1 Buck

I watched WyldeStyle the entire time she was in active labor and after kidding. I could tell she was getting close, so I just camped in the barn with her.

Her first kid came with little concern. Things seemed to be happening as they should and baby number 1 was born. She was very attentive to the baby, licking and talking to it.

Occasionally WyldeStyle would sit and push, but then get back to caring for Baby #1. We were nearing the half an hour mark and still not another baby. I was starting to get concerned because WyldeStyle behaved as if there was another one to be born.

Eventually, Baby #2 did come. But, the sac didn’t break. The baby just layed there completely surrounded and unable to take a breath. WyldeStyle didn’t try to help it because Baby #3 was coming.

Baby #3 was born the same way – without the sac breaking.

I waited as long as I could stand it. I was hoping the sacs would break and WyldeStyle would start doing her thing. But, they didn’t. So I went in the pen and wiped the babies clear. WyldeStyle right away got to licking. And all turned out well.

This was a new experience for me. I don’t know what the outcome would have been had we not been there.

2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

BETTY

1 Doe & 1 Buck

Betty kind of surprised me. I wasn’t sure Betty was pregnant, but about 2 months before she gave birth I decided she was. She was looking a bit rounder and had a small udder.

As her kidding date got closer, though, I was having some doubts. Her body shape wasn’t changing, her udder wasn’t getting bigger. She wasn’t looking uncomfortable. My only clue that she might be was that she was a lot more interested in us humans. She wanted attention and to be pet – which is not her typical personality.

Her kidding date came and went. No kids. So I decided she must not be having babies.

And then…

I went to the barn to check on WyldeStyle and her babies the morning after they were born and I heard the tiniest cry from the other stall. Sure enough, Betty had recently given birth to 2 kids. One was up and crying. The other was laying there in its sac, still as can be. It was alive, but barely. I quickly cleaned her a bit and gave her back to Betty. Betty was not interested. So, I took her inside, kept her warm, and fed her a bit of colostrum. I didn’t have high hopes for her. She just wasn’t improving. Within minutes, kids are up and looking for milk. She wasn’t even trying to get up. It took her a couple hours. But eventually she seemed to be perking up, so I took her back out to Betty. Betty finally welcomed her and all seemed ok.

These two were the smallest kids we’ve ever had. The little girl didn’t even weigh 2 pounds and the boy weighed just at 2 pounds.

Two weeks later, I can say these two are as spry and spunky as our other goat babies. And Betty is a fabulous mama. I’m really very impressed with her. ❤

2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
2020 Kidding Season | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

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2020 Betty & Wingman Breeding http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-betty-wingman-breeding/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-betty-wingman-breeding Sat, 13 Jun 2020 20:16:32 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10939 This was Betty’s first freshening. I wouldn’t give her an A+ on her pregnancy and birthing, but she did pretty well and birthed two cuties. Betty’s dam is Georgia, who is black with random spotting, roaning, and frosting. Betty’s sire is is our main herd sire, Tam. He is buckskin. Betty is also buckskin. Wingman was one of the kids from the first litter born

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2020 Betty & Wingman Breeding | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

This was Betty’s first freshening. I wouldn’t give her an A+ on her pregnancy and birthing, but she did pretty well and birthed two cuties.

Betty’s dam is Georgia, who is black with random spotting, roaning, and frosting. Betty’s sire is is our main herd sire, Tam. He is buckskin. Betty is also buckskin.

Wingman was one of the kids from the first litter born on our farm. When he was born he had the coolest fawn colored hair spattered with roaning. It has lightened up significantly as he has aged. Wingman’s sire is Crash. He had a combination pattern of Swiss marked and medium to light buckskin. Wingman’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color.

2020 Betty & Wingman Breeding | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

One buck and one doe for Betty. They are both light buckskin, like their mom and grandsire.

EUMELANIN COLOR

ColorWingmanBettyDWB1DWB2
Dark Brown
Black✔✔✔✔
Unknown

PHEOMENANIN COLOR

ColorWingmanBettyDWB1DWB2
White
Cream✔✔✔
Tan✔✔✔✔
Gold✔
Red Brown

AGOUTI LOCUS PATTERN

ColorWingmanBettyDWB1DWB2
Solid✔
Chamoisee
Buckskin✔✔✔
Cou Clair/Blanc
Swiss Marked
Sundgau
Hidden

WHITE SPOTTING & MODIFIERS

ColorWingmanBettyDWB1DWB2
Random✔
Belted
Schwartzal
Roaning✔✔✔✔
Frosting✔✔✔✔
White Poll✔✔✔
Moon Spots

POLLED, OR NOT

ColorWingmanBettyDWB1DWB2
Polled✔✔
Horns✔✔

Science is Fun & Genetics are Fascinating!

Please keep in mind this information is primarily for me. I’m posting it publicly in case others are interested. However, I don’t claim to know all the things. This is my method for keeping records of the genetics because I find it fascinating and I’m trying to educate myself.


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2020 WyldeStyle & Tam Breeding http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-wyldestyle-tam-breeding/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-wyldestyle-tam-breeding Sat, 13 Jun 2020 19:57:14 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10938 WyldeStyle was one of the first group of kids born on our farm. She’s always been a bit naughty & I adore her. WyldeStyle’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. Crash is WyldeStyle’s sire. He has a light buckskin/swiss marked combination pattern. WyldeStyle is beautiful with a Swiss marked pattern. Tam has a buckskin pattern. His sire

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2020 WyldeStyle & Tam Breeding | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

WyldeStyle was one of the first group of kids born on our farm. She’s always been a bit naughty & I adore her.

WyldeStyle’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. Crash is WyldeStyle’s sire. He has a light buckskin/swiss marked combination pattern.

WyldeStyle is beautiful with a Swiss marked pattern.

Tam has a buckskin pattern. His sire is light buckskin, while his dam is a medium buckskin.

2020 WyldeStyle & Tam Breeding | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

WyldeStyle birthed 2 does and a buck. All are light buckskin and so adorable. All three look a lot like their daddy, Tam.

EUMELANIN COLOR

ColorTamWyldeStyleDWS1DWS2DWS3
Dark Brown
Black✔✔✔✔✔
Unknown

PHEOMENANIN COLOR

ColorTamWyldeStyleDWS1DWS2DWS3
White✔
Cream✔✔✔✔
Tan✔✔✔✔
Gold
Red Brown

AGOUTI LOCUS PATTERN

ColorTamWyldeStyleDWS1DWS2DWS3
Solid
Chamoisee
Buckskin✔✔✔✔
Cou Clair/Blanc
Swiss Marked✔
Sundgau
Hidden

WHITE SPOTTING & MODIFIERS

ColorTamWyldeStyleDWS1DWS2DWS3
Random
Belted✔partial
Schwartzal
Roaning✔✔✔✔
Frosting✔✔✔✔
White Poll✔✔
Moon Spots

POLLED, OR NOT

ColorTamWyldeStyleDWS1DWS2DWS3
Polled
Horns✔✔✔✔✔

Science is Fun & Genetics are Fascinating!

Please keep in mind this information is primarily for me. I’m posting it publicly in case others are interested. However, I don’t claim to know all the things. This is my method for keeping records of the genetics because I find it fascinating and I’m trying to educate myself.


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2020 Willow & Tam Breeding http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-willow-tam-breeding/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-willow-tam-breeding Fri, 22 May 2020 14:44:25 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10912 Willow is amazing! She had quads again. Tam’s sire is light buckskin, while his dam is a medium buckskin. Tam also is buckskin. Willow is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. She must be a carrier of the recessive black gene because she has birthed a number of black kids. Willow’s dam is dark gold with a belt and roaning. Her sire

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Willow is amazing! She had quads again.

Tam’s sire is light buckskin, while his dam is a medium buckskin. Tam also is buckskin.

Willow is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. She must be a carrier of the recessive black gene because she has birthed a number of black kids. Willow’s dam is dark gold with a belt and roaning. Her sire appears to be dark brown with random spotting.

Willow has no issues, health wise. And, she has never had issues with birthing. But, it feels right for this to be her last kidding. She births so many kids at a time, and they’re good sized. It seems like it could be a problem as she is aging. So, we’re going to quit before they’re are problems.

Two bucks and two does for Willow. I love that all 4 look different. She often has solid color babies like the white and tan ones. But, the other two are her first buckskin kids born on our farm.

EUMELANIN COLOR

ColorTamWillowDW1DW2DW3DW4
Dark Brown
Black✔✔✔✔✔✔
Unknown

PHEOMENANIN COLOR

ColorTamWillowDW1DW2DW3DW4
White
Cream✔✔✔✔
Tan✔✔✔
Gold
Red Brown✔

AGOUTI LOCUS PATTERN

ColorTamWillowDW1DW2DW3DW4
Solid✔✔✔
Chamoisee
Buckskin✔✔✔
Cou Clair/Blanc
Swiss Marked
Sundgau
Hidden

WHITE SPOTTING & MODIFIERS

ColorTamWillowDW1DW2DW3DW4
Random✔✔
Belted
Schwartzal
Roaning✔✔
Frosting✔✔✔✔
White Poll✔
Moon Spots

POLLED, OR NOT

ColorTamWillowDW1DW2DW3DW4
Polled✔✔✔
Horned✔✔✔

Science is Fun & Genetics are Fascinating!

Please keep in mind this information is primarily for me. I’m posting it publicly in case others are interested. However, I don’t claim to know all the things. This is my method for keeping records of the genetics because I find it fascinating and I’m trying to educate myself.


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2020 Moon & Wander Breeding http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-moon-wander-breeding/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-moon-wander-breeding Thu, 21 May 2020 15:14:53 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10902 This is Moon’s 2nd freshening. She gave birth in the night and we missed it. All things looked good in the morning. I was surprised to see 3 little ones. Wander’s sire is Tam, who is is buckskin. Wander’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. Moon’s sire is gold with moon spots – similar to Moon. Moon’s

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2020 Moon & Wander Breeding | Nigerian Dwarf Goat | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

This is Moon’s 2nd freshening. She gave birth in the night and we missed it. All things looked good in the morning. I was surprised to see 3 little ones.

Wander’s sire is Tam, who is is buckskin. Wander’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning.

Moon’s sire is gold with moon spots – similar to Moon. Moon’s dam is light buckskin. She also has good genetics (3*M VVEV87) by ADGA standards.

2020 Moon & Wander Breeding | Nigerian Dwarf Goat | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

Moon had one buck and two does. All three babies are buckskin. DM1 & DM3 are very similar. But, DM3 is much darker overall than DM1. I believe DM2 is also buckskin, she just has a lot of random white patches and moon spots covering most of the buckskin pattern.

This is a total of 5 kids for Moon. Two boys & three girls.

EUMELANIN COLOR

ColorWanderMoonDM1DM2DM3
Dark Brown
Black✔✔✔✔✔
Unknown

PHEOMENANIN COLOR

ColorWanderMoonDM1DM2DM3
White
Cream
Tan
Gold✔✔
Red Brown✔✔✔

AGOUTI LOCUS PATTERN

ColorWanderMoonDM1DM2DM3
Solid
Chamoisee
Buckskin✔✔✔
Cou Clair/Blanc
Swiss Marked✔
Sundgau
Hidden

WHITE SPOTTING & MODIFIERS

ColorWanderMoonDM1DM2DM3
Random✔
Belted✔
Schwartzal
Roaning✔
Frosting✔✔✔✔
White Poll✔✔✔✔
Moon Spots✔

POLLED, OR NOT

ColorWanderMoonDM1DM2DM3
Polled✔??
Horned✔✔

Science is Fun & Genetics are Fascinating!

Please keep in mind this information is primarily for me. I’m posting it publicly in case others are interested. However, I don’t claim to know all the things. This is my method for keeping records of the genetics because I find it fascinating and I’m trying to educate myself.


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2020 Georgia & Wander Breeding http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-georgia-wander-breeding/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-georgia-wander-breeding Tue, 12 May 2020 20:27:06 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10883 This is Georgia’s 3rd freshening. We missed seeing the births by just a few minutes. But, as far as I could tell she did great and had no problems afterwards. Wander’s sire is Tam, who is is buckskin. Wander’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning. We had a bit of an oopsie in the barnyard. Wander literally

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This is Georgia’s 3rd freshening. We missed seeing the births by just a few minutes. But, as far as I could tell she did great and had no problems afterwards.

Wander’s sire is Tam, who is is buckskin. Wander’s dam is Willow, who is a solid cream color with random spotting and roaning.

We had a bit of an oopsie in the barnyard. Wander literally broke the wire fencing and ended up on the girl’s side. So this was an unplanned pairing.

Georgia’s dam is also Willow. I am not sure about the color and pattern of Georgia’s sire. Georgia is black with random spotting, roaning, and frosting.

Georgia had one buck and two does. These babies look nothing like her last two births, which had Tam for the daddy. All three of these cuties are primarily black with tons of roaning. Last year’s kids had very little roaning.

This is 7 total babies for Georgia. Four boys & three girls. All healthy and spunky.

EUMELANIN COLOR

ColorWanderGeorgiaDG1DG2DG3
Dark Brown
Black✔✔✔✔✔
Unknown

PHEOMENANIN COLOR

ColorWanderGeorgiaDG1DG2DG3
White
Cream
Tan
Gold✔
Red Brown✔✔✔✔

AGOUTI LOCUS PATTERN

ColorWanderGeorgiaDG1DG2DG3
Solid
Chamoisee
Buckskin✔
Cou Clair/Blanc
Swiss Marked✔
Sundgau
Hidden✔✔✔

WHITE SPOTTING & MODIFIERS

ColorWanderGeorgiaDG1DG2DG3
Random✔✔✔✔
Belted✔✔✔
Schwartzal
Roaning✔✔✔✔✔
Frosting✔✔✔✔✔
White Poll✔✔✔✔✔
Moon Spots

POLLED, OR NOT

ColorWanderGeorgiaDG1DG2DG3
Polled✔
Horned✔✔✔✔

Science is Fun & Genetics are Fascinating!

Please keep in mind this information is primarily for me. I’m posting it publicly in case others are interested. However, I don’t claim to know all the things. This is my method for keeping records of the genetics because I find it fascinating and I’m trying to educate myself.


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2020 Goats for Sale http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-goats-for-sale/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-goats-for-sale Sat, 09 May 2020 17:14:32 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10872 All the kids have been dam raised. They are already great foragers. They also receive lots of human interaction and are learning to trust us. All bucks this year will be banded at 8 weeks and sold as wethers. Goats are herd animals and should have other goats or companion animals to live with. Please do your research and learn about raising goats prior to

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2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats | North Plains, OR | Hillsboro, OR | Banks, OR | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

All the kids have been dam raised. They are already great foragers. They also receive lots of human interaction and are learning to trust us.

All bucks this year will be banded at 8 weeks and sold as wethers.

Goats are herd animals and should have other goats or companion animals to live with. Please do your research and learn about raising goats prior to purchasing.

Wethers are sold for $125 each or $100 if purchased with another goat from our farm. All other goats have a 10% discount if more than one is purchased.

The kids are bred from registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats. The does can be registered, at an extra cost, if desired by the purchaser.

[ 2020 KIDS ]

DG1
Wether

Plentywater Mister WanderlustThe BB Miss Georgia O’Keefe

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats | North Plains, OR | Goat Kid for sale | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 4/15/2020
Horn Status: Disbuddded
Availability: June 18th
SOLD


DG2
Doe

Plentywater Mister WanderlustThe BB Miss Georgia O’Keefe

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats |  Hillsboro, OR | 4-H show goat | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 4/15/2020
Horn Status: Disbuddded
Availability: June 18th
$250


DG3
Doe

Plentywater Mister WanderlustThe BB Miss Georgia O’Keefe

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Banks, OR | 4H Show Goat | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 4/15/2020
Horn Status: Disbuddded
Availability: June 18th
SOLD


DM1
Wether

Plentywater Mister Wanderlust X RTB SGW Dance in the Moonlight

DOB: 5/12/2020
Horn Status: Polled
Availability: July 16th
RESERVED


DM3
Doe

Plentywater Mister Wanderlust X RTB SGW Dance in the Moonlight

DOB: 5/12/2020
Horn Status: Polled
Availability: July 16th
$275


DW1
Wether

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  KK Snowd’N Edith

DOB: 5/15/2020
Horn Status: Polled
Availability: July 16th
$125


DW2
Wether

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  KK Snowd’N Edith

DOB: 5/15/2020
Horn Status: Disbudded
Availability: July 16th
$125


DW3
Doe

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  KK Snowd’N Edith

DOB: 5/15/2020
Horn Status: Disbudded
Availability: July 16th
$250



DWS1
Wether

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  Plentywater WyldeStyle

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | Wether | North Plains, Oregon | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 5/31/2020
Horn Status: Disbudded
Availability: August 3rd
$125


DWS2
Doe

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  Plentywater WyldeStyle

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | Doe | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Hillsboro, OR | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 5/31/2020
Horn Status: Disbudded
Availability: August 3rd
$250


DWS3
Doe

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  Plentywater WyldeStyle

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | Doe | Forest Grove, OR | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 5/31/2020
Horn Status: Disbudded
Availability: August 3rd
RESERVED



[ YEARLINGS ]

CB3
Doe

Plentywater Wingman  X  Diji Farm Meredith

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Hillsboro, OR | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 5/13/2019
Horn Status: Polled
Availability: ready now
SOLD


CW3
Doe

Elfin Acres F Tamarack  X  KK Snowd’N Edith

2020 Goats for Sale | Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Sale Oregon | ADGA Registered Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Banks, OR | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

DOB: 4/29/2019
Horn Status: Polled
Availability: ready now
$250



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2020 Great Backyard Bird Count http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2020-gbbc/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2020-gbbc Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:27:46 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10830 2020 marks my 10th year logging and photographing birds during the Great Backyard Bird Count. 10 years! A decade! 10 times I’ve gone out in search of feathered friends on this same weekend in February. Maybe that officially marks me as a #birdnerd ❤ For a number of years now, I’ve just logged birds from around our house. This year was no different. I enjoy

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2020 marks my 10th year logging and photographing birds during the Great Backyard Bird Count. 10 years! A decade! 10 times I’ve gone out in search of feathered friends on this same weekend in February. Maybe that officially marks me as a #birdnerd ❤

For a number of years now, I’ve just logged birds from around our house. This year was no different. I enjoy walking around our woods and this is a great excuse to do it.

AMERICAN CROW

AMERICAN ROBIN

CANADA JAY

CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE

GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW

GOLEN-CROWNED KINGLET

MOURNING DOVE

OREGON JUNCO

RED TAILED HAWK

SONG SPARROW

STELLER’S JAY


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2019 Great Backyard Bird Count http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2019-gbbc/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2019-gbbc Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:23:15 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10829 This was the 9th year in a row I’ve logged & photographed birds for the Great Backyard Bird Count. The birds I logged were from around our house. The weather was pretty typical for February – foggy, rainy, a smidge of snow. AMERICAN ROBIN CANADA JAY CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE FOX SPARROW GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW NORTHERN FLICKER OREGON JUNCO RAVENS SONG SPARROW SPOTTED TOWHEE STELLER’S JAYS VARIED THRUSH

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This was the 9th year in a row I’ve logged & photographed birds for the Great Backyard Bird Count.

The birds I logged were from around our house. The weather was pretty typical for February – foggy, rainy, a smidge of snow.

AMERICAN ROBIN

CANADA JAY

CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE

FOX SPARROW

GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW

NORTHERN FLICKER

OREGON JUNCO

RAVENS

SONG SPARROW

SPOTTED TOWHEE

STELLER’S JAYS

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2019 Kidding Season http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/2019-kidding-season/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2019-kidding-season Sat, 28 Mar 2020 15:07:00 +0000 http://www.ridgetopfarmandgarden.com/?p=10813 Thankfully another uneventful kidding season. All the mamas did great. Our farm gained 7 bucks and 5 does. ❤ I pushed out their kidding dates this year because I don’t like having babies in the colder, rainier weather. This year they were born the last week in April and first couple weeks in May – except for Moon, who kidded in July because her first

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2019 Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

Thankfully another uneventful kidding season. All the mamas did great.

Our farm gained 7 bucks and 5 does. ❤

I pushed out their kidding dates this year because I don’t like having babies in the colder, rainier weather. This year they were born the last week in April and first couple weeks in May – except for Moon, who kidded in July because her first breeding didn’t take.

Georgia

2 bucks

2019 Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
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Willow

1 doe & 2 bucks

2019 Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden

Wyldestyle

1 doe & 1 buck

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Bunny

1 buck & 2 does

Kidding Season | Nigerian Dwarf Goats | Ridgetop Farm and Garden
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Moon

1 buck & 1 doe

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