Living in the northeast, most farms we know kid in the coldest months of winter. There are a lot of important reasons for this. Kids born during the winter are known to be healthier and hardier – the lack of active parasites in the soil, absence of humidity in the air, and lots of active […]
Showing you dairy goats can be a lot of fun, but also very intimidating for the novice. Here are the basics of showing dairy goats to get you started on the right hoof.
Raising meat birds is a great way to feed your family more sustainably. Here are two methods for raising meat birds and their results. As small farmers, we do our best to be conscious of where all of our food comes from. We aim to get as much as we can from local neighboring farms. […]
So you think your goat is pretty fabulous and would rule the show ring. But where to start? Diving into the show world can be very intimidating if you’re just getting started and don’t have a good mentor to help prepare you. Urinary Calculi is one of the main causes of death in male goats. […]
Once you have dairy goats it’s usually on a matter of time before you decide to try your hand at making goat cheese. Chevre is an easy way to dive into your first cheese making experience. Making your own goat cheese can be super easy, and incredibly delicious.
When livestock becomes a part of your self-sufficiency journey, having a dairy animal is usually a part of that plan. Having a reliable dairy producer on your homestead allows for a lot of food freedom. Dairy goats are great way to achieve this. Dairy goats are an exciting prospect for any farm – but jumping […]