I’ve always considered myself a cat person. Dogs are okay, but they are way too clingy and energetic, and I don’t like being “their” person. Plus the begging is annoying and you can’t just push them off the kitchen table like the cat because they are bigger. And they’re on the floor, not the table. […]
We’ve put a lot of thought into adding goats to our farm, and have been planning their entrance for almost two years. When considering goats, we selected Nigerian Dwarf Goats for a wide variety of reasons.
Goats are wonderful creatures that are fun to have around and offer a lot of benefits for a homestead, but there’s a catch — goats are not pets. Keeping them as pets is okay, but we need to always remember that goats are livestock just like cows, pigs, sheep, and all the others. Before keeping […]
Baby goats are some of the funnest critters to have around, but they aren’t without their challenges! Bottle feeding can be fun, but before you embark on that journey, there are some things you need to know…
The best diet for goats is one that consists primarily of fresh green browse when it’s available and good quality hay when browse is limited. There’s more to it than just sticking a couple of goats out in a field, though. I’m sharing a few tips to help you succeed in raising pasture-based goats.
My husband thinks I’m impetuous. I swiftly smack that thought in the arm. I am…passionate. I fall in love with an idea and then research it, mull it over, bathe in it until I become obsessed. And then, when I am so enamored that I don’t know what to do with myself, I present a […]