Learning about herbal medicine and natural healing can be intimidating for “traditional” livestock producers. Here are five easy ways to start stocking your all natural goat medicine cabinet.
Both dam raised and bottle raised goat kids need care after kidding. Here are some pointers on keeping your newborn kids happy and healthy.
Being able to draw blood from your goats is an incredibly valuable skill that will allow you to save a lot of money on disease testing, and make it easy to do pregnancy confirmations when needed. Post includes instructional video at the end.
It is that time of year again. The babies are all born – the baby goats and the lambs. They are hopping around the barn and doing kamikaze flips all over the place. We have sold all the baby goats and the final new parents are picking the last two up this weekend. Thus, it […]
There comes a time when you need to help an animal give birth. Are you prepared for the mental tole that it can take to handle a complicated birth? It is stressful, and having faith is the only way to get by.
Kidding season could easily be called the best time of the year for homesteaders. Birth is beautiful. Our dairy goat was so kind to have her kids in the middle of the day so I could document this story to share. Goat kids and fresh milk, what a wonderful way to enjoy Spring time!