Getting started milking your goats (or cows) can be a little confusing. You can start your milking journey in 5 easy to follow steps!
Getting Nigerian Dwarf Goats for the first time can seem overwhelming. Then once you get started with them, and kind of get a groove going with their basic care and it’s not so bad at all. However, there are some little tips and tricks that new goat owners don’t always think about. I recently received […]
Bringing a new goat into our herd is not something that we take lightly. Moving an adult goat can be very stressful for them, and it takes effort to help them learn the ropes in their new environment. We decided to buy a milking goat that had been raised on a dry lot, and add […]
A doe will typically reach puberty by six months. This can vary slightly for some as they may reach fertility sooner. Although some goats may breed seasonally, some will be able to breed year round. This can be problematic if goats aren’t separated and pregnancies aren’t spaced. Back to back pregnancies can take a toll […]
It’s kidding season for us. This year we have 18 mama goats who are expecting and things can get a little hectic. We try to allow nature takes its course, allowing the mamas to kid on their own and only get involved or intervene when they need the help.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told that “goats will eat anything”. Perhaps this is true of some goats, but my paddock princesses are more finicky than Morris the cat. I needed some kind of feeder to keep the hay up off the ground……