She tried breeding her Angora and Nubian goats
, but realized she hadn't done enough research when the semen arrived.
At Fort Hancock, New Jersey, part of the National Parks of New York Harbor, Nubian goats
have been munching away since last year, clearing some 40 years' growth of poison ivy that have made parts of the park all but inaccessible.
Sharon and Jim Blick own the 15-acre Living Earth Farm west of Eugene, where they raise Nubian goats
and Rhode Island red hens as well as pigs, lambs, fruits and vegetables.
The animals in question are not racehorses, but Anglo Nubian goats
, which have become the star attraction since they were introduced to racing this summer.
In addition to an array of flowers and gardens, the ranch also features a rare herd of Merino sheep, Nubian goats
, longhorn cattle, horses and chickens.
Greyling (2000) for Boer goats and Romano and Abella (1997) for Nubian goats
Retired civil engineer Mr Rowlands, 64,of Hen Feudy,Brynsiencyn,kept Anglian Nubian goats
at the time of the 2001 outbreak.
Kids will love the local shamba, or small village farm, where they can pet Nubian goats
, walk among the guinea fowl and meet an Anatolian herding dog.
Robyn Scherer owns Champion Livestock, where she raises Boer, Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf and Nubian goats
, Hampshire and crossbred hogs and chickens.
Farmyard animals such as hens and sheep can be found along with Toggenburg, Pygmy and Anglo Nubian goats
, lovebirds, budgies, cockatiels and a host of other feathered and hairy creatures.
Sydney, one of the Nubian goats
on the animal farm, unexpectedly had given birth.
Last week, she and her 21-year-old granddaughter, Felicia, were at her farm seven miles west of Creswell, readying the 27 Nubian goats
she'll enter in the fair.