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 […]
Are you wanting to add goats to your homestead and become more self-reliant? Here are 10 things you MUST know before scouring the add for Goats For Sale! Goats For SALE! 10 Things You Must Know Before Buying Goats Owning goats (or any livestock) is a HUGE commitment. Animal husbandry is not something that should […]
Remember when I told you we thought my daughter’s pet rabbit (practice for meat rabbits here on the homestead) was pregnant? We mated the doe, and she immediately started showing signs of pregnancy, including moodiness (which is not like her), beating up the buck she usually adores, making a nest, and pulling fur to line […]