Goats make a great addition to any homestead. They offer so much from companionship, to soaps and lotions, to nutritious dairy products for your family. Like adding anything to the homestead, there’s much to learn and prepare before hand. As I always do, I took to the internet, books, and talking to experts on what […]
In my newest video, I show you how we make our hay feeders on our 40 acre homestead. My using reclaimed wood and repurposed items, we make nice hay feeders for the cost of a few screws.
Dairy Goats are the #1 Milking Animals kept around the world. Dairy Goats add so much to Farmstead and Homestead Self-Sufficiency. The milk is delicious and super nutritious. Learn the basics of Keeping Dairy Goats here…….
New goat owners are sometimes unsure about whether or not they want their goats to have horns. While it is ultimately a personal decision, this blog post looks at five reasons why dairy goats should be disbudded and the risks associated with horns.
With kidding season close at hand now is a great time to ensure you are prepared for the unexpected. I learned my first year the importance of having a few key items close by just in case you need them. This list of what you need and why you need it will help you prepare […]
For years, I dreamed of having a family milk cow and one day, I did. I loved Gertie so much and my family enjoyed her fresh milk. When we moved to Florida, we had to send her back to Tonya. ’twas a sad day in my life, indeed. We’ve been planning to get a milk […]