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Goats for Sale 2023

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Cheese for Sale

 

Our Kids are almost gone! We have 22 kids left looking for a new home. Lamancha Boys and Girls and  crosses between Nigerian Dwarf & LaManchas Boys and Girls!!

There is no charge to be on our goat buyer list. If you are not on our list for this season and would like to be please email us at: 

info@mountainlodgefarm.com

 

Kids are able to go to their new homes if they are doing well on bottle and are at least 4 weeks of age. At this age they can switch to twice a day bottles and can be put on warm whole cow’s milk from the store. We recommend Pritchard red teats as this is what the kids are trained on.  We like the kids to stay on bottle for at least 10 to 12 weeks (to allow adequate time for their rumens to develop). 

Very experienced goat owners can talk to us about taking kids younger than 4 weeks of age.

 

If you are looking for pack goats or keeping kids' horns we will need confirmation early on, as all other kids will be disbudded (horns removed at an early age). 

All our kids are raised on their dams for at least a week, then switched to bottle and raised in a pen with like-age kids. They are exposed to hay immediately and they have access to clean water.   We want our dams to have an opportunity to be moms and teach their kids, and we want the kids to be friendly towards humans.  This combination of dam and bottle raising seems to allow both of these things to happen.

 

We do preventative management and treatment for coccidia, a parasite (kids are at risk of this from mainly 3 weeks to 4 months of age until they develop some resistance to it). We typically do not do any other worming treatment before they leave our farm, as we have found they usually don’t need it at this young an age, and we don’t want to develop parasite resistance.  Our kids are immunized with CDT vaccine as well as booster shots (their dams receive a CDT shot about 14 days before they kid to transfer that immunity to kids).

Males are not castrated until at least 12 weeks of age, and you can have them castrated later than this to allow their urinary system to grow even more and decrease the risk of urinary stones (which can kill them).  We will give you a pamphlet about feeding your goats and it is very important that you do not feed grain or treats to boys without having a good understanding of the calcium/phosphorus ratio that could put them at risk of urinary stones.

Upon goat pickup you will receive a starter bag of hay and loose Sweetlix Meatmaker minerals.  At this time you will also be trained on hoof trimming.

PRICING OF KIDS FOR 2023: (NEED A MINIMUM OF TWO UNLESS HAVE OTHER GOATS)

WETHERS (CASTRATED BOYS):

·       $150

DOELINGS:

·        NIGERIAN DWARF $250 TO $350 TYPICALLY

·        LAMANCHA: $250 TO $350 TYPICALLY

·        LAGERIAN/ MINI MANCHA(ND X LM): $200 TO $350 TYPICALLY

BUCKS:

·        START AT $300

REGISTRATION:

LAMANCHAS AND NIGERIAN DWARF DOES OR BUCKS CAN BE REGISTERED WITH ADGA

LAGERIAN DOES CAN BE REGISTERED WITH MDGA

We will do the paperwork and pay initial fee, but you will need to pay for ownership in ADGA or MDGA and pay the transfer fee. 

ON FARM - WEEKEND CHEESE SHOP:  NOW OPEN 

Sundays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. our artisan cheeses can be purchased on farm.

Gate code for cheese sales on Sunday is #8653

 

ORDER ONLINE:​

Order from our online store and select a pickup time and location that works for you.

​FARMERS MARKETS:  WE ARE BACK!!

Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Proctor Farmers' Market in Tacoma's Proctor District.

IN STORE:

Marlene's Market & Deli Tacoma- You can find our cheese alongside a variety of local products.

2951 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA 98409

Metropolitan Market- Ask for our cheese at any of their locations.

De Laurenti at the Pike Place Market- Our Wonderland can be found online or in their store (they ship!).

1435 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Ballinger Thriftway- Look to their cheese monger for both cheeses and inspired pairings.

20150 Ballinger Way NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

Olympia Food Co-op - Ask for our cheese at any of their locations.

 

Want our cheese in your restaurant or store?​ Contact us! ​

 

We deliver directly to restaurants and stores throughout Pierce County.  For the Seattle/King County area, we work with distributor Corsican Cellars.  Call Olivier Boye – (206) 999-7381.

Lamb for Sale

Lamb is back, at market and the farm!

Also available for distribution to restaurants and stores in Pierce County, buyers reach out to info@mountainlodgefarm.com and we will get back to you with a cut and price list.

Our lamb is 100% Black Welsh Mountain Sheep farm-raised on our pasture.

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