Are goats right for me? I thought I was in love with my goats, but now I’m not so sure. I have visions of selling them and planting fruit trees in their yard right now. Even my goat-hating husband said I should take some time to think when one evening I wanted to put them all up for sale along with their manger, shed, and cable spool. I turned to my fellow homestead blogging friends, and got a lot of great suggestions, as well was moral support with whatever I do decide, but I’m still up in the air. My husband says I need to downsize this year’s babies before I sell my two does. Which makes sense, I guess. There ARE things I love about them. A lot of things. But there are also some things I hate. And then there are things in between that I could probably live with, but make me wonder if goats are right for SUCH a small, urban homestead.
How about you? Have you ever added an animal to your home or homestead and then realized it wasn’t like you expected? Have you ever thought you wanted to raise animals one way, then later find out you’d rather do it differently?