You may have heard that your goats need a selenium supplement and/or copper supplement and for many goat owners that’s true. This is because the soil across most of North America is deficient, therefore growing deficient plants. Living in a deficient area myself, I offer my goats a natural selenium supplement involving herbs. Selenium deficiency […]
You may have heard all sorts of talk about rotating wormers and wormers loosing effectiveness over time. You may also be concerned about withdrawal times and chemicals leaching into the goat’s milk and/or meat. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you didn’t have to worry about that? A natural herbal wormer might be just what you’re […]
This was a year of triplets for our dairy goats. One set was bottle raised, but the other set stayed with mama to be dam raised. Sadie, the mama of the dam raised kids, had a healthy appetite, but the herbal blend, MilkMaid, gave her that pep she needed to keep her supply where the […]
One of the things I don’t love about the herbal supplement powders I provide to my goats is that they often sift through the feed and end up an uneaten powder at the bottom of the dishes. My goats love when I made herbal balls for them, but I don’t want to have to make […]
Here’s an easy peasy dietary supplement you can throw together to augment the healthy diet of your goats – or any small farm livestock, for that matter. This will work for chickens and any other critter you might have wandering around. Some of the items, you can grow yourself!
We’ve been raising rabbits for just over a year now and our approach is as natural as possible with them. We shoot for herbs/nutritional approaches first and go from there if we have to. Here is a list we were given at a 4-H meeting that has been invaluable!