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The Goat Girl Farm

Kimmie Barringer
28319 NC 73 HwyAlbemarle, NC 28001

Monday, June 11, 2018

Class of 2018

As I sit here tonight and think of the future on the farm, I think about graduation. My youngest daughter graduated Saturday from our local high school. She has bright things in her future, you see she received a full ride to Georgetown. She will be leaving in August to pursue her dream of becoming a vet. I think she got her love of animals from me. She has been a big help with my dream of raising goats, she has even taken the time to help with a few rescues that didn't like human touch that now read more...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The guy behind the girl with a goat

There is a guy behind the girl with a goat. He is a very big believer in making me happy lol. When I first asked for a goat he was hesitant but one day he crumbled and I had a goat within minutes. You know the rest of the story. I am writing this tonight because this weekend we went to the Outerbanks of NC to pick up 2 baby goats. On the ride I heard him mention in a joking manner "get her a goat they said" I giggled. The thought struck me funny. My hubby then told me that he felt he was the mu read more...

Saturday, September 2, 2017

It started with a Girl & a Goat

You all read the how the Girl got the goat in our about us page. Well I wish I could say it was a happy story but keep in mind the girl knew nothing about goats in the beginning. Here I was a middle age lady with a baby goat that everyone had written off and said would die in a few days. Well the stubborn woman I am said that wouldn't happen. I began doing research and struggled to feed her. I knew she needed a bottle of course but was clueless as what to do when she fought me on it. All she wan read more...