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Day 50 Chronicles of Showing

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Only 10  days until the show!

Delilah is gorgeous! Her fleece is 7" long, shiney and soft. Evan is close behind at 6 1/4", which is real long for a baby. Notice in the photo below these measurements are straight from the goat, not brushed or pulled straight.

As of today, Delilah is entered in colored adult doe, Fiona in colored yearling doe, Emily & Gem in colored ki...

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Day 29 of the Chronicles of Showing

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Two weeks ago I picked up 2 new additions to the farm, Evan and Emily, both 7 mos old. Now that they are out of quarenteen they are acclimating to life with Gucci and Gem. Thank you Bonny Collard for letting them come home with me. They are beautiful.

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Day 8 Chronicles of Showing

Posted on September 4, 2014 at 5:30 PM

It's the 8th day of preparing for the show. Started Figment on his halter training and he did much better than expected. With a little encouragment he walked right along with me. Fought me going over his coat at first but eventually stood still. He will need to stand still for the judge to go over him. I was able to lift all his feet and check his teeth with no fight.

Figment has some scurs developing on his head. Thes...

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Day 1 of the Chronicles of Showing

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Yesterday was the first day of getting ready to show. We will be showing the Pygoras at the Southeastern Animal Fiber Festival (SAFF) in Asheville, NC on Sat. October 25, 2014. Though we have shown sheep and goats in the past, this will be our first time showing the Pygoras.

Though there is almost 2 mos till the show, there is a lot that goes into getting ready for a show. My intention here is to show what is all invol...

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Pictures from the Fair

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 8:15 AM

Here is a picture of my scarf that won Grand Champion at the Chattooga County Agriculture Fair. The other picture is of my booth with a couple of our goats where I was doing spinning demos. All was going well until a sudden unexpected storm blew in. We must have looked like ants running around trying to secure all the items and getting them out of the rain. Thankfully my fair neighbors jumped in to help me. It was good to see some of you come support the fair. T...

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Grand Champion!

Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:00 AM

I won Grand Champion for a woven scarf at the Chattooga County Agriculture Fair! Come see me Sat with my Pygoras as I do spinning demos. Mention you saw this post and receive 20% off items in the booth. My booth is next to the ag building and arena on the north side.

Busy Summer

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 6:25 PM

Life has been busy on the farm as usual. We have 2 new babies coming to us soon from Kentucky, a red and white wether and a black doe. We are very excited about their arrival!

Today Gary got a new play toy. A Kubota tractor. Finally we have a tractor of our own so hopefully this will make life easier on the farm. Poor guy goes out to play with his new toy and it starts pouring rain.

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Summer is officially here!

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:20 AM

And it's hot!!! I keep remembering how bad the winter was. I promissed I would not complain no mater what the summer had in store but man, it is hot! And rainey. Hardly a day goes by that we don't see some kind of rain storm. On the plus side we have lush, green pastures which means plenty of feed for the goats and horse. We have been truely blessed with no tornados this year.

I could not write about this here until no...

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Tennesee Fiber Festival

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Pawsitive Plantation will be at the Tennessee Fiber Festival in Dickson this Fri & Sat. I'll be having a 25% sale off everything in the booth except Pygora. Yes, everything!!! Mention that you saw this on my blog and receive an additional 5% off. That's 30%!!!

Hope to see you there. Safe travels.

It's been awhile:

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Life on the farm in spring can be extremely busy. Once our does were all done kidding there was shearing to be done, barns to clean from a long winter, and fiber festivals to prepare for.

We just came back from attending the Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts in Montgomery, Al. It was a long, hot weekend and we had taken Chanel & Gucci. This was Gucci's first trip out in the ...

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