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. […]
Sometimes dam-raised kids can be a little skittish and sometimes bratty when we are trying to catch them. Learn how I raise my goat kids to be more friendly and willing to interact with me. It’s easy, but it takes a little commitment!
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 […]
Once the babies have been born, it’s important to give your doe some extra support. Keeping your doe healthy and strong during their gestation helps ensure an easy delivery and healthy kids on the ground. Labor and caring for new kids takes a lot out of your goat – be sure you’re giving her the […]
Are you wanting to add goats to your homestead and become more self-reliant? Here are 10 things you MUST know before scouring the add for Goats For Sale! Goats For SALE! 10 Things You Must Know Before Buying Goats Owning goats (or any livestock) is a HUGE commitment. Animal husbandry is not something that should […]
We have been raising goats on our homestead for over 4 years now. I share a lot of pictures and stories about our goats on my Facebook page, on Instagram, and on Pinterest. Because I put my content out there, I have many people reaching out to me asking all kinds of questions about goats. […]