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Welcome Sarge!

Black Eagle Ranch Silver Lab Sarge

On Black Friday instead of sleeping outside a big box store or standing in checkout lines, we went puppy shopping! We lost our beloved 14 year-old Labradoodle Toby to cancer in August and the Ranch has seemed so empty without a dog to greet us and our visitors and to keep watch over the goats.…

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We’re Expecting!

Black Eagle Ranch

Eleven of our does are pregnant! They are due in February and March of 2019. While we wait, there is plenty to do. We have been busy stockpiling pine bedding as it goes on sale. We are also making sure our supplies of hay and straw are adequate to get us through the coldest months…

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Adieu Sweet Prince

Black Eagle Ranch Prince Charming @ 4 Months

We recently said farewell to our handsome buck, Prince Charming. The decision was not made without considerable discussion and consideration. In the end, we have decided to keep our newest buckilng Moon Shadow, so we needed to find a new home for the Prince. Two things will help adjusting to his absence. First, we have…

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Black Eagle Ranch Adds and Subtracts

Black Eagle Ranch - Pearl

Now that breeding season has wrapped up, it’s time to bid farewell to one of our longtime residents and welcome two others to the herd. First, the bittersweet good-bye to Black Eagle Ranch Gracie. She and her four sisters made history on the ranch as the first set of quintuplets born here. All five lived…

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Black Eagle Ranch Adds Some Bling To The Barn

Moon Shadow On a rainy Thursday afternoon, Black Eagle Ranch Moon Shadow made his entrance into the world. His dam Astrid is a first time mom but you would never know it because she has done a superb job taking care of this handsome lad. He has his mom’s coloring and moon spots* and his…

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Black Eagle Ranch Heaven Scores Big at the Minnesota State Fair

Lizzy and Heaven sleepng in the barn

Lizzy and Heaven sleepng in the barn Despite a thunderstorm that dropped several inches of rain Friday, August 24th, Black Eagle Ranch Heaven and her handler Elizabeth (Lizzy) Olson made it from the barn to the show ring without incident. Lizzy used a rain poncho to cover the two of them as they walked together…

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Black Eagle Ranch Heads To The Iowa State Fair

Going to the big show – Iowa State Fair 2018 Five of the Ranch’s finest young ladies will spend four days at the Iowa State Fair. Have U Herd Me Scream, Bolles Painted Acres Nora and Bolles Painted Acres Nessa will compete in the 1 year and under 2 year, not in milk category. Black…

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Black Eagle Ranch Doelings Win Top Honors At 2018 Freeborn County Fair

Pat and Lizzy at the Freeborn County Fair

Black Eagle Ranch Heaven and Black Eagle Ranch Be Dazzled along with their handlers Elizabeth (Lizzy) and Alyssa Olson did a superb job in the show ring recently at the Freeborn County Fair in Albert Lea, Minnesota. The doelings were donated to the Olson girls as part of the Iowa Dairy Goat Association’s Share-A-Kid project. In April, Black Eagle Ranch teamed up with Little Dickens Farm to make the goats available to the Olson…

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Black Eagle Ranch Kinky Boots Kicks Up Her Heels At The Fair

Black Eagle Ranch - 2018 Kinky Boots Chamosie

Black Eagle Ranch – Nigerian Dwarf Goat – Kinky Boots Chamosie @ 2018 Johnson County Fair Iowa Black Eagle Ranch – Kinky Boots and her sidekick Bartender spent the beginning of the week at the Johnson County Fair. “Boots” managed a blue ribbon in her class for her handler Bella. And then sister Betty got a…

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