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Thoughts from Kelln

Other websites

Posted on January 23, 2013

     It is amazing what kind of stuff that you can find on the internet.  I have actually been researching a topic or two and needed a break from thinking.  Why not check out some other goat websites.  This was interesting?, informational and somewhat depressing.  1–I do a piss poor job of updating winner photos.  2–I get sick of looking at county winners on other websites.  3– It is obvious that sellling semen and

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Quotes

Posted on January 22, 2013

     I can go off on the incomeptency of our government.  It is well documented on here that I am not a fan of your president.  I also don’t trust the government–their intentions, their thoughts, their actions, their knowledge, their common sense.  They DO NOT know what is best for you or me.  However, I enjoy studying history.  I don’t waste much time on sleep, so I watch a lot of history channel shows,

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Dedication

Posted on January 21, 2013

     It doesn’t matter what species that you show, or if you are talking sports or any other competitive event, dedication to getting better is what makes a winner. I’ve heard lots of different excuses over the years, but the ones that win don’t have an excuse as to why they didn’t do something, they have a reason as to why they are going to do it.      Yesterday was a beautiful Sunday

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Levels

Posted on January 20, 2013

Everything in life has different levels.  Athletics has pee wee, high school, college and professionals.  Sometimes there are levels within levels–ncaa d.1 & d2, for example. There are different levels of hot–1.  habenero peppers  2. freshly welded metal & 3. Eischen’s fried chicken when they first bring it to the table and for the next 30 minutes before it finally cools off enough so that you don’t burn your fingerprints off of your fingers. Different

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Goat Piss

Posted on January 17, 2013

The urine of a goat can change the color of hair extremely quick and permanently.  Some does squat so much that they pee on their back legs.  Bucks of course piss all over the place, all the time.  Wethers, on the other hand, only pee on themselves when somebody puts a blanket on wrong.  This is why I DO NOT use those tube socks.  They only have a small pee hole and it gets shifted

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Exercise

Posted on January 16, 2013

     How much do I exercise my goat?  Do I use a track dog?  What about a treadmill?  Should I exercise my goat? All valid questions. 1–If it is a wether, then he needs short, hard sprints.  You want them built more like a running back as opposed to a Kenyan marathon runner.  Short, hard bursts–100-150 yards–TOPS!  Show does need some exercise in order to harden them.  I recommend running a doe a 100

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Hooves

Posted on January 14, 2013

     I see a lot of goat hooves.  It is my experience that most people don’t know how to properly trim hooves.  Most just kind of trim the long stuff off, some don’t do anything until show day and a few try to do corrective trimming without knowing what they are doing.      Hooves on show goats need attention every 4-6 weeks.  This allows enough time for some growth, but also a short

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Why?

Posted on January 13, 2013

     I remember back in the day of a commercial that said “Why ask Why”.  Everybody needs to ask themselves “Why?” from time to time.  Why do I mess with these animals?  Why do I spend the money on this stuff?  Why in the heck do we do this?      Sometimes, you have a good day and it makes it all worthwhile.  It was dark when I got home last night and Duke

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10 cents

Posted on January 10, 2013

      I was always a Paul Harvey fan.  I loved the “Rest of the Story” segments.  If you don’t remember these, google it.  It was quality news reporting.  Here is my 10 cents.  And I literally mean 10 cents, not a penny more, not a penny less–10 cents.  There isn’t even a cents sign on this keyboard–$0.10 is ten cents. I decided that I was sick of making vehicle payments.  It was right

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Can’t

Posted on January 08, 2013

     You can’t win ’em all!  Just ask Notre Dame, there is always somebody waiting to beat you.  Every successful show program needs to have a goal–is it just a project, make the sale at district, at a major, win the county, district or a major.  There has to be a set of goals to work towards.  Before I agree to help a family, I need to know their goals.  I cringe every time

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