Animals on our Homestead 2017: It has been about 2 years since I did an updated post about the animals of our homestead.
Goat rescues and shelters. They aren’t as common as dog and cat rescues, but they exist. Finding a reputable goat rescue is a challenge at times, though. With goats not being as commonplace as house pets, some “rescues” take advantage of the eternal cuteness of goats to rack in the dough without truly helping the […]
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 […]