Living in the northeast, most farms we know kid in the coldest months of winter. There are a lot of important reasons for this. Kids born during the winter are known to be healthier and hardier – the lack of active parasites in the soil, absence of humidity in the air, and lots of active […]
Our 2019 schedule has been planned! Around September and October is when we breed our goats, so here is our planned 2019 kidding schedule. Each year we strive to make our herd better and I am hoping we are going to have some awesome kids born here next year!
We recently had twin baby girl goats born here on our homestead. Please watch the video and learn about our goat herd and then leave us a comment and let us know your suggestions for their names.
So you think your goat is pretty fabulous and would rule the show ring. But where to start? Diving into the show world can be very intimidating if you’re just getting started and don’t have a good mentor to help prepare you. Urinary Calculi is one of the main causes of death in male goats. […]
Sometimes dam-raised kids can be a little skittish and sometimes bratty when we are trying to catch them. Learn how I raise my goat kids to be more friendly and willing to interact with me. It’s easy, but it takes a little commitment!
Once the babies have been born, it’s important to give your doe some extra support. Keeping your doe healthy and strong during their gestation helps ensure an easy delivery and healthy kids on the ground. Labor and caring for new kids takes a lot out of your goat – be sure you’re giving her the […]