About the Author

Lacey Hughett

Lacey is an artist, author, mom, and homesteader based out of Reno, Nevada. She focuses on sustainability, heritage breed preservation, and ethical animal raising. She has been raising poultry since she was six years old. She be found on Instagram and Facebook at Hughett Heritage Farms.
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Articles by Lacey Hughett

She’s Got That Shine! Maintaining Healthy Goat Coats
March 5, 2020 · · Health

One of the commonly asked questions I hear from non-goat owners is “What do goats feel like?” A better question would be, “What are they supposed to feel like?”

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Goat Hoof Trimming
March 4, 2020 · · Goat Notes

Typical goat hoof trimming should be completed every two to three months. Spring and fall are especially important, as folds in overgrown hooves can trap mud and moisture, creating the perfect environment for bacteria to invite rot and scald.

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Goat Care Calendar
December 9, 2019 · · Goat Notes

Edit this schedule with your specific dates and goals. Once you have a calendar that works for you, it will help keep you on track when things get hectic.

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Honey Sweetie Acres
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Honey Sweetie Acres got their name as an inside joke between husband and wife Steve and Regina Bauscher, but they got their fame from their award-winning goats and top tier health products.

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Before You Start a Goat Dairy Farm …
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Many goat owners, at some point, wonder about beginning a goat dairy farm, be it a hobby or to supplement income. It can be a daunting task to undergo, not to mention the laws of certain states make it nearly impossible to sell milk or dairy products. I interviewed established owners to discover what they did, what worked, and their limitations.

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