Thoughts from Kelln


Posted on March 11, 2015

     “My momma taught me not to use language like that.”  Yes, I spelled it right.  No, it is not a cuss word.  Although, it could be used as one.  Iseki is actually a brand of tractor. It is a Japanese built-tractor that is about 16 horsepower and perfect for a roto-tiller.  These little dudes are designed for rice paddys–4wd, narrow tires with deep tread, 3 tranny ranges, 4 pto speeds and they are

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First Pitch

Posted on March 10, 2015

    All righty now!  We need to throw this thing out like a first pitch.  It doesn’t matter if it is a strike, or one hopped to the plate or if it even gets to the plate.  No matter what, the first pitch needs thrown. And I’m throwin’ a heater right down the middle, belt high.  And you can’t hit it because I am right!  Here it is.  This whole parrot mouth deal in

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Road Trip

Posted on March 08, 2015

     Had a fellow goat breeder/retard journey to our part of paradise.  He just wanted to see goats.  Does, wethers, buck prospects…it didn’t matter.  He wanted to see goats, so that’s what we did.  We looked at goats here, there, south of here, west of here, east of here, we looked at goats.  We had planned on making more miles than we did, but the day just flew by.  And, we took precautions to

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Posted on March 06, 2015

        Today, as in Thursday, was a day for honors and awards.  The NW District show was at Enid.  Troy B’s niece was reserve grand wether.  I called and asked him what feed it was on.  Yep, the Special K dealer actually feeds Special K.  That’s good for business.  Schoovy won a class with a Rumour Has It wether and was 5th overall.  Good day.          The doe show

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     Got in late.  Did chores….late.  Ate supper…late.  Put a couple of does into the kidding barn…not late…as they aren’t due for a couple of days, but I would rather lock them up early than be late and wish that I would have.   I’m now sitting down to this keyboard to dispense high quality RANDOM info.  Wait……wait…..decided that I might want a glass of my namesake crushed grapes in a bottle.  It is

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Sunday, WW goat show day

Posted on March 02, 2015

    Rumour Has It that there was a goat show in Woodward, OK on this fine Sunday.  The Woodward District Goat Show is now in the books.  And it was one for the books.  The Woodward District Stock show first held a goat show in 2005.  Kela had the grand wether that year.  It was a nice show, but the quality, like all Okie shows in 2005 wasn’t very deep.  Now, in 2015, this

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Friday, Friday, Friday!!

Posted on February 28, 2015

     It was Friday, all day, today.  It didn’t seem like a Friday, but it was.  I spent a lovely wintery day in Woodward at the new Fairgrounds.  It isn’t done, but this is going to be one of the nicest fairgrounds in the state of OK when it is completed.         Our hogs are stalled on the same alley with Waynoka.  Which means that I got to see one of

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Wednesday Stuff

Posted on February 26, 2015

     Been getting a lot of county reports from various parts of the world.  I do enjoy hearing of happy customer success.  I really liked the Dewey County results.  Grand & Reserve Grand wethers sired by Rumour Has It.  Reserve Grand doe also sired by Rumour Has it.  And the Grand Champion doe was sired by none other than Blood Pressure.  Congrats and good luck on down the road.      Took a crew

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Posted on February 24, 2015

Things that I really like. I like getting the mail and there are checks for me, in the mail.  Check for the recips at the Perry sale barn.  YES!!  Patronage checks.  Like free money.  Checks for goat semen.  Makes me want to sell some more.  With all of the modern emails, wire transfers, texts, etc.  It is hard to replace that feeling of getting something in the mail, like a check, that you can put

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Posted on February 23, 2015

      I have had numerous calls for the past month about doctoring kids with the runs.  I have had some cases here in paradise.  Every stool sample comes back as coccidi, but for some reason or another, normal medications haven’t responded as well.  Lately, I have doctored babies with the usual spectam.  If that doesn’t dry them up, I come back with a SMZ tablet with Albon liguid.  And if that doesn’t work,

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