For years, I dreamed of having a family milk cow and one day, I did. I loved Gertie so much and my family enjoyed her fresh milk. When we moved to Florida, we had to send her back to Tonya. ’twas a sad day in my life, indeed. We’ve been planning to get a milk […]
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 […]
Nigerian Dwarf goats are pretty awesome. Lots of dairy, small animal. And compared to other dairy animals they need a very small amount of space. We had two on our 1/10th of an acre! It was pretty fabulous. But while they don’t need a lot of space, they do need SOME. And there are some […]
One of the things I don’t love about the herbal supplement powders I provide to my goats is that they often sift through the feed and end up an uneaten powder at the bottom of the dishes. My goats love when I made herbal balls for them, but I don’t want to have to make […]
If you are thinking about getting goats it’s a good idea to have an overview of basic goat care. I know when I first started researching goats it was quite overwhelming. They seemed much more complicated then chickens and I was afraid I would be do things wrong in preparing for them. I was overwhelmed, […]
Before we got goats I knew there would be surprises, but I thought I was generally prepared. I had talked to goat breeders, read ebooks, websites, etc. I thought I was more or less in the know… Here are 4 things no one tells you about goats.