Breeding the goats every year or two is part of keeping backyard dairy goats. Once you’ve mastered basic goat care, it’s time to start thinking about breeding them. We had a couple bucks spend a few weeks at our place and we also took the girls out for “dates.” Bucks can be very smelly, so […]
Recycle your Christmas tree? Have you thought about giving it to your goats? Or is it bad for your goats? Do different kinds of evergreens make a difference? Find out here!
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 […]
Unless you are keeping goats as strictly pets eventually there will come a day when you find yourself breeding goats. Unfortunately for me it looks like my goat Snow White did not take when she was bred, is NOT pregnant, and needs to be bred again. Doubly unfortunately for me is I’m having a hard […]
You know it’s spring when kidding season begins! Get the ins and outs and don’t get caught unprepared with these tips and suggestions.