Drink & Farm #49 - What To Expect When Your Goat Is Expecting

Sam tells Bev ALL about the very first goat births on her farm! They discuss signs you might see when your pregnant doe is ready to pop, things that went “wrong” but turned out to be no big deal, how to make sure your new goat kids are healthy, removing the umbilical cord, keeping an eye on your momma goat after birth, keeping new goat kids warm, unexpected emotions you might feel, and some ethical questions you may have to answer sometime during your goat breeding career.

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Drink & Farm #48 - Polar Vortex 2019

Sam & Bev discuss Polar Vortex 2019, recognizing, treating, and preventing frostbite in chickens, and why Bev cuts the heel off her sourdough.

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Drink & Farm #47 - For The Love Of It

Bev & Sam discuss football, Newcastle disease in chickens, and why you should stop using money saved or potentially earned as justification for something you want to try on your hobby farm.

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Drink & Farm Minisode #11 - Drink & Make Goats

Sam & Bev drink, and chat with Erica Hopkins, AKA The Goat Chick, all about making Nigerian dwarf goats! They cover how to find a goat that meets your needs, getting them registered, making money with your goats, line breeding, and getting your does bred when you don’t have a buck.

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Drink & Farm #46 - Sticking Things Into Living Beings

Bev & Sam remind you which episode the winter keeping chicken tips are in, go over the January Henny & Roo Box, growing stuff on the moon, how to get your goat herd tested for all the scary goat diseases, how the milking stand worked out for the first round of goat hoof trimming, and how caring for livestock is more than just “hard-work” it’s scary and intimidating sometimes.

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Drink & Farm #45 - Goaty In Like A Goat Way

Sam and Bev discuss how much they don’t know about goat genetics, building a goat milking stand, the fancy coats goats grow in the winter and the care they require when temps are plunging, and tell a personal farm story.

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Drink & Farm #44 - Yo Knees

Bev and Sam discuss automatic chicken coop doors, breeding goats when you don’t have your own buck, the pros and cons of owning a buck or using a stud service, and serious goat diseases.

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Drink & Farm #43 - No Booster Chairs Required

Sam & Bev discuss how to tell if chickens are happy, giving your Christmas tree to a goat farm, and signs your goat is pregnant.

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Drink & Farm #42 - Arugula Is My Spirit Lettuce

Bev & Sam celebrate the new year, by releasing a new year themed episode! They reflect on what they've learned this year, how to make your farm life less stressful and more joy filled, and what they plan to work on for 2019.

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Drink & Farm Minisode #10 - Drink & Get A Kid

A goat kid that is! Bev & Sam talk about the basics of getting a goat kid. How do you find one? Registered or unregistered? Horned or dis-budded? Bottle baby or weened? Vaccinated or un-vaccinated? There are so many options!!! We don’t tell you WHICH way to go, but we do share the info we’ve learned along the way in our goat keeping adventures so you can make the decisions that are best for you.

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Drink & Farm #41 - Pinky Swear No Promises

Sam & Bev discuss how a limping chicken does not equal Marek’s disease, some interesting tidbits in the new farm bill, and more food recalls.

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Drink & Farm #40 - Maybe It Was His First Time

Bev & Sam feel pretty silly for TOTALLY misrepresenting something last episode, Bev integrates new chickens into her flock, Sam discovers how freakin’ cool Muscovy ducks are, and they chit chat about some other farm happenings.

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Drink & Farm #39 - Randomly Trust Fall Into Roads

Sam & Bev have a thoughtful discussion on how hunting could fit into a homestead’s sustainable meat plan, and take a look at it’s environmental impact. Regardless of how you personally feel about hunting, give it a listen. As usual they put their own quirky spin on a heavy subject.

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Drink & Farm #38 - We're All Adults

Bev & Sam share what they would like to do if disaster hit their areas, discuss why every romaine lettuce won’t give you e coli, and how chickens can spontaneously change from a hen to a rooster.

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Drink & Farm Minisode #09 - Drink & Coop Dream

Sam & Bev interview Brad from Coop Dreams! We discuss how he got started in the chicken reality TV world, what to expect at Coop Camp, learning from each other’s mistakes, how amazing Coops For Troops is, and they share a lot of laughs.

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Drink & Farm #37 - Pajama Pants With A Messy Bun

Bev & Sam discuss black Friday, a fun way to grow peanuts, ANOTHER way to keep water from freezing at night, follow up on cell based meat, and share why we should all have more empathy for people who have to leave animals behind when they evacuate.

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Drink & Farm #36 - Why Wasn't I Born An Octopus?

Sam and Bev briefly discuss minimalism and how far is too far, learn more about California’s prop 12, and chat about the merits and questions surrounding slaughter free meat.

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Drink & Farm #35 - Tastes Like I Had A Long Day

Bev & Sam follow up on barn cats and are in awe no one died from Bev’s kombucha. They discuss hatching eggs with a broody hen, hugelkultur gardening beds, and California’s Prop 12.

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Drink & Farm #34 - When Google Happens

Sam & Bev discuss goat ear tags, update on the barn kitties and bumblefoot, how to tell your scoby is ready, more ways to keep your water from freezing in the winter, and share all the research on a common chicken myth about lighting your coop to keep up egg production.

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Drink & Farm #33 - They Are Both Soft & Squishy

Bev & Sam teach you how to make your own apple cider vinegar and properly make eye contact with new cats, discuss how La Croix is not trying kill you like a giant cockroach, share winterizing tips for the chicken coop, and read a great listener farm story.

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