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About harnerfarm

We live in Oliver County, North Dakota, about 25 miles NW of the State Capitol. Our mini-farm is surrounded by trees and features a full complement of critters - Nubian goats, guinea fowl and chickens....plus a few dogs and cats, of course.

Feeding goats in the cold

-15 degrees this morning. I’ll admit I was glad I didn’t have to milk any goats this morning. For the first time in two years, all my does are dry at the same time while we wait for kidding to … Continue reading

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BSC Students Come To Visit

Earlier this week I received a call from one of the agriculture instructors at Bismarck State College. She and I had met last fall and, when she mentioned she was teaching livestock nutrition, I replied that one of the things … Continue reading

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WHY HARNER FARM HAS DAIRY GOATS

The primary reason for Harner Farm to have dairy goats is to keep LeAnn from leaving the place for more than 12 hours. I hope you laughed! The REAL primary reason for Harner Farm to have dairy goats is to … Continue reading

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Got a new website!

If you notice the dates of my posts….I certainly haven’t taken to blogging. With new goat kids to feed and garden to plant, well, I got busy and just didn’t get back to my blog. This spring, I decided to … Continue reading

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Our Website Come visit the Harner Farm website at: http://www.harnerfarm.webs.com There’s lots of photos.

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Doe, doe, doe

Our second Nubian doe kidded with triplets! Unfortunately, her first kid was stillborn, but the next two came out alive and kicking. Both does, so with our first kid, that makes three lovely little doelings to add to our herd. … Continue reading

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She’s Here!

My new baby goat arrived! Just after midnight on Friday night. I think her mama knew she was due May 6th and was just waiting until the calendar was ready. Just a single, but a beautiful little doe. Life is … Continue reading

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