To celebrate Acorn’s 4th Birthday, she got a bouquet of organic roses from our front yard. She loves the flowers and doesn’t seem to have a preference for color or scent. After she eats the petals, she munches the leaves and then even the finer stems- thorns and all. Roses are healthy for goats, providing lots of good vitamin C. Although goats make their own vitamin C, according to Natural Goat Care, more is always better!
Acorn and Maple share a birthday. They were born the same day at the same farm, to mothers who were actually both Inspirations Chocolatte daughters. They’re technically cousins, but since they were both in the same pen at Nancy’s and we brought them home together at 8 weeks, they were raised as sisters. Maple had kidding complications and is now retired as a therapy goat at a Middle School, but we miss her, and are thinking about her today. And hoping she’s being treated to roses too.