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Posted on October 10, 2013

     I normally don’t bring a whole lot of work stuff into this blog.  I see my job and goats as seperate deals, even though a lot of my customers just so happen to show goats.  But, a lot of work stuff, everyday life stuff and goat stuff all ties together from time to time.        Anybody that has dealt with me in the past two months is well aware of the

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This day

Posted on October 09, 2013

     This day is off and running.  Looks like Milligan made the same tourist spot to visit Crush and the great wall.        Stopped in at Seelke’s yesterday.  Saw the bred does that they are going to sell next week.  Looks like there will be some good opportunities to buy really good females carrying Rumour Has It kids.  This will be a stellar way to buy some top shelf genetics that will

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The Great Wall of….Ernie?!

Posted on October 08, 2013

      So, last Wednesday evening our crew loaded up at the fairgrounds and headed west out of Tulsa then back to the south.  We followed the hand drawn directions given to us by the person whose house we were headed to…Ernie Tannehill.  We drove past the country club, then turned down the drive to Ernie’s house.  It is a really nice house that sits on about 7 acres.  Add 3 or 4 barns

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Tulsa Rumours

Posted on October 07, 2013

      Beings how there were no Rumour Has It wethers shown at Tulsa and only one doe (which won a class), you would think that there wouldn’t be many rumours.  Well, I was WRONG!!       in my first hour of being in the gossip barn, excuse me, I meant doe barn;  the first big rumour that I heard was that the judge cancelled and Glen Martin was now the doe judge.

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Midway

Posted on October 06, 2013

I’m back here at the Tulsa State Fair. I dulled some clipper blades on a couple of does, then headed back to the hotel. This hotel is on the fairgrounds, which saves me from any possible driving violations. It is a bit of a hike from the doe barn to the hotel. I earned a 3 mile hike merit badge today. That and I should get an award for PATIENCE. Yes, I normally lack this,

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Tulsa wether show–done

Posted on October 05, 2013

    The 2013 version of the Tulsa State Fair wether show is in the books.  I had a blast.  Duke didn’t want to show at Tulsa and I agreed.  Keep the goats at home.  He played football on Monday night then came to Tulsa on Thursday night to judge livestock today.        I had not seen Jeff Ripley judge wethers before so I wasn’t quite sure what kind he liked.  I would

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Tulsa

Posted on October 01, 2013

I’m off to the Tulsa State Fair.   Peace out. Stay flexible but not limp.

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Here we go!

Posted on September 30, 2013

    Yes, the weatherpeople were right.  We got about .7″ on Friday night/early Saturday morning.  Perfect.  Just enough that JQ could bury my 4 wheeler in a terrace channel on Sunday evening.  I mean buried.  Thank goodness I took the Gator to the store to get serviced.         What did we do on a beautiful Saturday evening?  Well, we went and watched Larry the Cable Guy in Woodward, OK.  Yes, a

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Friday, Friday, Friday!!

Posted on September 27, 2013

     Friday is here.  Saturday will be better.  The weather people are calling it a 100% chance of rain tonight and tomorrow morning.  We’ll see.  It looks like we finally stopped the chinese from spamming my email account.  You want to talk about something that looks wicked, try looking at 25 to 30 emails in your inbox that are in chinese letters.  Maybe, it was actually some chinese people needing show goats or semen

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Message Board

Posted on September 26, 2013

      I love it when a message board can BLOW up without people getting nasty and mad.  Without a doubt, the main reason that oklahomashowgoats.com first took off was the message board.  Breeders, interested parties, & most of all ag teachers had to check the message board to see what was being written.  Most hid behind a fake name.  Some of us always signed in with our real names.  But then, it became

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