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 […]
That time has come again on the farm.The time for love.The does have been naaing more than usual. Tails have been wagging. My poor fence has been getting one heck of a beating, and the bucks are wearing their finest cologne.
The internet would have you believe that incubating Coturnix quail is difficult. I’m here to let you in on a secret… it’s not. Forget fumigation and floating techniques. It’s really no different than incubating a chicken egg. The only difference is that it takes less time and you might as well forget about candling. You […]
Goats are popular additions to small farms and homesteading family’s back yards. Goats are a versatile animals that can provide, milk, meat, weed control, and fiber for spinning in some breeds. They are mostly easy to keep, friendly and comical additions to the family. And, goats can be a handful! After raising goats, breeding, and […]
Thinking of joining the goat world or already have one or a couple of your own? Animals are an ever learning experience. Join me in my reading with these great articles that are Everything You Need to Know About Breeding, Birthing, Milking, and Caring for Goats. By Idlewild Alaska, a small homestead in the Frozen […]