If you are looking for milk production from your goats, you will want to pick a breed (or breeds) that are bred for their dairy capabilities. There are many different breeds of goats available and even many dairy goat breeds. Here are the top 5 dairy goat breeds you should look at for milk production.
Succeeding with homesteading is no easy feat. This is often complicated by our desires to do it all. Learn how to set yourself up for success!
Honestly, there has never been a greater joy for me than to raise animals on a farm. We work with many new homesteaders/farmers and there is often an apprehension of raising livestock. This appears to mainly be due to the fear of knowledge necessary to do it. That response is indicative of our nation’s separation […]
If you are new to homesteading, taking care of a herd of goats on your own can be a bit daunting. Goats are very smart and easily motivated by food, so training is much easier than people think. Now that all of my goats are trained, even my little bucks, chore time is a breeze. […]
When I first started out on my goat adventure I had quite a bit to learn. That first winter was a huge learning experience for me and I made some pretty hefty mistakes. It is so important to teach your animals how to cope with winter using their own abilities. It is also important to […]
How hard can naming your dairy goat possibly be? Well, if you are planning on registering your goat with the ADGA (American Dairy Goat Association) it might be a bit harder than you think. The American Goat Society (AGS) has rules of it’s own, but ADGA’s policies for naming your dairy goat are a bit […]