Goats continue their work in Oregon

Harvey reporting again, since Nessie is at home now. The goats finished their work in Hood River and we moved on to Gladstone,OR. We are working on a project next to the Willamette River. The goats are working on blackberries and English Ivy. The goats have 10 acres to eat their way through. Craig estimates… Continue Reading

Goats have been working hard, says Harvey.

The goats finished a large thicket of blackberries on a slope overlooking Puyallup. The goats did a great job of opening up the site which would have been very difficult with equipment due to the steep slope and soft soils.  The site also had a number of native shrubs, including willows and salmonberry. The goats… Continue Reading

Goats on the move!

Harvey reporting for blog duty. We having been keeping busy moving the goats from one project to the next. The goats spent 11 days in Quincy, eating Kochia, Canadian thistle and other weeds on the berms and in a stormwater retention pond. We had several days that were 100 degrees or more. During the heat… Continue Reading

Nice visit to Oregon

We arrived safely to Hillsboro, OR on Tuesday. Craig was happily surprised that the drive went very smoothly with little traffic. We are working at the same location we worked at last September. The owner wanted us back early this year. We are working on one new area with lots of blackberries (the old growth… Continue Reading

The challenge with our surprises.

Yesterday, Craig moved the goats to a new pen. The new brown kid was easy to find. The little black and white kid was a different story. Craig looked for him before he moved the goats and did not find him. So he decided to work on cutting down more blackberry canes for the goats… Continue Reading

Two little surprises

We moved to Western WA on Tuesday. The cooler weather is nice. Definitely not as hot as Quincy.  After Craig got the goats out into the pen, one doe was making a lot of noise. She was acting like she was looking for her kid but she did not have one. At least at that… Continue Reading