When you keep dairy goats, it’s a good idea to know what types of problems to watch out for. While there are quite a few potential issues you could run into raising goats, there are a few that are more common than others. Most people who start raising dairy goats know the importance of starting […]
You may not realize that your goats are near death from severe parasite overload. While doing chores with the goats, Sarah noticed some strange behavior from one of our young does. This prompted us to check all of our goats for parasites. Learn how to check your goats in just seconds!
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 […]