I begged my husband for goats. I pretty much demanded them, I’m ashamed to say. I pleaded. I cried. My poor husband. He didn’t really like them much…but he got them for me anyway. Our first go around (yes, we’ve done this twice–I’m determined), we got Pygmies. They didn’t work out very well, actually, for […]
So you have baby goats on the way! But, before you can cuddle those cute little bundles of fuzz you have to get through labor and delivery. So how do you know when your doe is ready to kid? Don’t worry, I have made for you a list of 10 signs to help you know […]
As if being adorable wasn’t enough, here’s a whole list of reasons you need to get dairy goats.
Getting Nigerian Dwarf Goats for the first time can seem overwhelming. Then once you get started with them, and kind of get a groove going with their basic care and it’s not so bad at all. However, there are some little tips and tricks that new goat owners don’t always think about. I recently received […]
How many of you are looking for ways to save time on your homestead? I’m raising my hand. Some days it seems like there are never enough hours. Am I right? One way that we try to save precious time around our homestead is by striving for a simpler life. But sometimes homesteading doesn’t really […]
A doe will typically reach puberty by six months. This can vary slightly for some as they may reach fertility sooner. Although some goats may breed seasonally, some will be able to breed year round. This can be problematic if goats aren’t separated and pregnancies aren’t spaced. Back to back pregnancies can take a toll […]