Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Yule Goat

12/17/2013 10:19:00 AM
Mocha Playing the Part of the Yule GoatIt’s been about two years since I first got my goats, so when I learned about the Yule Goat (or buck), I was intrigued. It appears that goats have been a part of Scandinavian Yule tradition longer than Christianity and have been incorporated into Christmas celebrations. Yule was basically — and still is with neo-pagans — a celebration of the winter solstice.

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/the-yule-goat-zbcz1312.aspx#ixzz2nr8daqKb

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