*The good news is all of the girls are sold (pending pickup in a couple of cases), the other good news is that we will have more to sell next year!!! We do still have a Hopps the buck, and one of the weathers avalable*
It’s never easy to say good by, but if we don’t we are going to end up being eaten off our land. We are excited to see these girls go to good homes, and hope to hear back on how well they milk for you! I’m no Dairy Goat judge, so I’m not going to wax poetic about their lines or dairy character (too much) come out and see them for yourself!! All our goats are bottle raised, disbudded, and given CDT and booster. Other than that, they are fed organic feed and hay, and we only medicate if they are sick, or show an intolerable parasite level in their fecal samples.
We have a one year old Buck for sale, “Adalyn Farm’s Hopps”. He’s a sweet fella, but not one we can use for breeding (because of his relationship to our other girls). He’s been on pasture, and is probably a bit on the “well fed” side of life. He is registered, Sire is here, Dam is here. We are asking $250.
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Next we have Yonkers (we call her Ruth) info here. She wasn’t in shape to freshen for us this fall, but she is ready now, and should do well for you! We purchased her in a group from a goat dairy herd on one of the San Juan Islands, she is unbelievably friendly, and eats anything! Asking $125. SOLD PENDING PICKUP
Goldie aka Goldielocks or “The Tank” has a great personality, her info is here. She was a first freshener for us, and has been giving a steady 4# per day. She threw a beautiful doeling, and came from the same great Whidbey Island goat dairy. You need to be careful, if she likes you, she’ll climb in the car before you leave. Asking $175 in milk. SOLD PENDING PICKUP
“Adalyn Farm’s Orchid” is one of our babies from this year. She is out of “Marbles” one of our best behaved milkers. She is a sweetheart, and had beautiful lines. $175 or $200 registered. SOLD PENDING PICKUP AFTER WEANING
We also have several weathers for sale. We are careful with them, as we don’t want someone to buy them to steak out on brush (we call goats staked out meat on a rope, because they have no protection from predators). We would rather they be sold for meat than end up neglected in a back pasture for the 10-15 years that they can live. It can be helpful to have a weather in a heard of does, as they will often let you know when one of the does is in season, or for folks who only want one or two milk does, they can be a good friend and heard mate for the doe. On the concept of meat, if you are interested, we require that you use Del Fox to butcher the goat. That way we know they have had a fun, relaxed life, right up till the last second. And Del Fox does a great job on farm butchering (they do all our pigs and beef).
Want to know more? Shoot us an e-mail farmers (at) adalynfarm.com or give us a call on the farm phone 36zero 474 742Seven.