Third in the milking competition! Well done Pascha!!
Back in July, Ailsa and I took Lupin and Pascha to Hillbourne school in Poole to support the “Heidi ” project that the children were working on. I don’t think any of them had met a goat before, they asked a lot of questions. The children and teachers were dressed as Heidi or Peter as… Read More »
Coral and her daughter Dazzle have gone to live on the Isle of Wight, offering a fresh breeding line to a new goat enterprise. Honeybee is Coral’s daughter and she’s come back to live with us after a very successful showing career. She brought her friend Treasure with her to stay for a few weeks while she settles… Read More »
Extra members on the payroll this summer at Maycottage are Smoke and Flame, two feral farm kittens who spent their first weeks hiding under bales of straw. They gradually found their feet and have become very inquisitive, enjoying a treat of fresh milk after evening milking. They’re also EXCELLENT mousers!
I use palm oil in my soap because it makes a better soap. It gives hardness and retains scent well. The palm oil I use comes certified sustainable plantations in Indonesia, carrying the Green Palm certificate. They were one of the earliest members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and they work with… Read More »
Maycottage Miracle is the newest member of the herd. Born at the end of June she had a tough start as her mother’s colostrum was not good enough quality to support her immune system. After some serious illness Miri has pulled through and is now doing really well. She has a lovely character and has… Read More »