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 […]
Goats make a great addition to any homestead. They offer so much from companionship, to soaps and lotions, to nutritious dairy products for your family. Like adding anything to the homestead, there’s much to learn and prepare before hand. As I always do, I took to the internet, books, and talking to experts on what […]
Dairy Goats are the #1 Milking Animals kept around the world. Dairy Goats add so much to Farmstead and Homestead Self-Sufficiency. The milk is delicious and super nutritious. Learn the basics of Keeping Dairy Goats here…….
New goat owners are sometimes unsure about whether or not they want their goats to have horns. While it is ultimately a personal decision, this blog post looks at five reasons why dairy goats should be disbudded and the risks associated with horns.
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 […]
When you keep dairy goats, it’s a good idea to know what types of problems to watch out for. While there are quite a few potential issues you could run into raising goats, there are a few that are more common than others. Most people who start raising dairy goats know the importance of starting […]