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Articles by Backyard Goats Contributor

Goat Meat Recipes: The Forgotten Food
September 28, 2022 · · Ownership

Goat meat recipes may have slipped out of popularity in the United States, but goat is the most widely consumed red meat worldwide.

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The Benefits of Co-grazing Goats and Cattle

Co-grazing goats and cattle means maximizing space, weight gain for animals, but also improved land health.

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Hannah’s Navajo Tacos

This recipe is a non-traditional Navajo Taco-style dish, developed with a love of Taco Tuesday, pizza, and curiosity.

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Frost-Seeding and Controlled Grazing

Frost-seeding is a method that allows improvements during the last days of winter when temperatures drop below freezing at night and rise above freezing during the day.

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Listen Up! The Lowdown on Goat Mites
August 27, 2022 · · Health

When a goat rubs its ears, shakes its head or shows signs of crusting in the ears, ear mites could be to blame — and if one goat has ear mites, chances are good most, if not all, of the herd is infested with goat mites.

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Breeding Resistance to Scrapie in Goats
August 20, 2022 · · Health

Scrapie in goats is a deadly infectious disease that can shut down an entire operation with a single diagnosis. But scientists have concluded that two naturally occurring goat alleles in the prion gene each confer resistance to classical scrapie. You may already have these genetics in your herd.

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Making Goat Sausage: Recipes From the Farm

A basic goat sausage recipe is simple enough, just like any sausage recipe. It’s just ground, seasoned meat. But there are so many ways to cook, cure, air dry and smoke the different kinds that making sausage becomes an art.

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Greek Summer Pizza

This recipe can easily be adapted to make it 100% homemade or store-bought. Enjoy this light and delicious summer-inspired Greek pizza!

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Goat Stress in Your Life?

With the therapeutic benefits of goats gaining popularity, it is essential to examine how goats help with stress management.

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Lobbying for Urban Goats? Here are some tips!

Add to Favorites By Aliya Hall  Although there are many cities where it has become legal to own goats under specific requirements, this wasn’t always the case. The right to …

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