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Playtime With Rare Fainting Goats at Barakah Farm
August 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021
Baby goats are here! Guests arrive at the main barn (and are happily greeted by our giant white fluffy livestock dog Runa). After a brief orientation for the bathroom (outhouse), sign a release and answer initial questions, the guests will be introduced to the herd in their pen or pasture. The barn pen is used during bad weather, the pasture during warm dry weather. Guests cannot enter the pen for health and safety reasons, but can pet adults and hold as many babies as desired. In the pasture, guests may enter the pasture to pet goats and hold babies. Carrie will give the breed history, as well as talk about shows, production goats, and heritage preservation, the 3 branches of Fainting Goat breeding. Finally, Carrie will talk about Barakah Farm’s unique approach to goat care, practiced on only a handful of Fainting Goat farms and described in her book The Energetic Goat. When there are babies, goat cuddling is encouraged!
Finally, Carrie will answer any last questions at the goat pen. We hope you leave with a greater appreciation of rare breed preservation, the role of goats in a healthy farm, and the unique and loving personalities of these conscious beings.
Don’t see your preferred time? Ask us!
Want more time with the goats? Book our Picnic or Goat Herding Experience at bfarm.link
No pets – advance notice of service animals please