Getting Nigerian Dwarf Goats for the first time can seem overwhelming. Then once you get started with them, and kind of get a groove going with their basic care and it’s not so bad at all. However, there are some little tips and tricks that new goat owners don’t always think about. I recently received […]
Have you seen our new baby goats? We are so happy to introduce them to you! Our first-time-mom had 3 baby girls!!! And, we would love to tell you about our adventures at this year’s Baker Creek Spring Planting Festival. Let’s chat!
We jumped in without even looking, really. We spent nearly 20 minutes on research, and asked just a few questions and felt we were ready. We just knew we wanted goats. I mean, we became parents without any prior knowledge or experience, and our kids turned out okay, right? Well, turns out that goats just […]
The best dairy goats – dairy goats are a wonderful addition to any homestead, small or large. They provide so many opportunities for everything from fresh milk for drinking to soap making, cultured dairy products like kefir and yogurt, and homemade cheese! But with so many different breeds of dairy goats to choose from, how […]
Today I am so excited to have my friend Lesa Wilke of Better Hens & Gardens visiting to answer my many goat-raising questions. Ever since the decision to get Nigerian Dwarf goats for our homestead, she has put up with my numerous goat inquiries. When she published her book, Nigerian Dwarf Goats 101: Background & […]
We’ve ended up with many a hoof in the milk over the first couple months of milking our first doe. Find out some of the tricks we’ve learned to help us newbies to have a successful milking experience.