Interested in getting a dairy goat (or two) for your farm or homestead? Don’t get one without making sure that you are getting the breed that is best suited for your farm. In this guide, I’ll give you general expectations that you can have for the milk flavor, milk protein and butterfat, milk production, preferred […]
Showing you dairy goats can be a lot of fun, but also very intimidating for the novice. Here are the basics of showing dairy goats to get you started on the right hoof.
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.