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Articles by Backyard Goats Contributor

Nursing Home Nannies
December 10, 2019 · · Ownership

In 2015, Angie Whitman was raising seven goats at her home in Knox County, Illinois, when she had the idea to take them to the Knox County Nursing Home where she worked.

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Pygora Pioneer
December 9, 2019 · · Ownership

Sonia Hall was among the first to breed Pygoras in the early ’80s. She was on the first Pygora Breeders Association committee in 1990 and bred the animals for five years.

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Olé Cajeta!
October 21, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Like magic, a simmering pot on the stove can transform a few simple ingredients into a rich and creamy caramelized concoction that has people clamoring for more.

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Recognizing and Treating Anemia in Goats
September 29, 2019 · · Goat Notes

Before calling your veterinarian, take note of all goat symptoms and get a temperature reading using a rectal digital thermometer.

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Backyard Goats FREE Shipping
September 13, 2019 · · Partner Perks

We are proud to announce that members get free shipping in our store! That’s right, every day, anywhere in the U.S., your order ships free to you.

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Training Brush Goats for Hire
September 10, 2019 · · Ownership

It makes sense to think about other ways (besides giving milk) that goats might contribute on your homestead, farm, or ranch. Brush control is one of those ways, and offering brush goats for hire can bring in a little cash.

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Goats Deliver a Good Time

If you want to snuggle a goat, Scout Raskin will deliver. Literally. Raskin started delivering goat grams two years ago. The 30-minute experience includes time to interact with one of her Nigerian Dwarf goats — snuggling and offering pre-approved treats are encouraged — for occasions ranging from birthdays, anniversaries and wedding proposals to “just because” interactions.

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Goat Guide Collection

Need some support with your goats? Take a look in one of our helpful caprine care guides!

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