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 […]
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 […]
Kidding season could easily be called the best time of the year for homesteaders. Birth is beautiful. Our dairy goat was so kind to have her kids in the middle of the day so I could document this story to share. Goat kids and fresh milk, what a wonderful way to enjoy Spring time!
Along with kidding season comes long nights checking the does in the wee hours in the morning, mad dashes to the barn when something changes on the barn cam, long waits, and fast paced action. In the wonderful chaos that ensues, it is incredibly helpful to have a pre-assembled “grab bag” that is ready for […]