Feed & Housing

What is the Best Hay for Goats?
July 16, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Why should you approach goat feed with scientific precision? The answer is simple: To maximize the health of the animal. But what is the best hay for goats?

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Trees to Plant (or Avoid) for Goats
July 15, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Over 700 plants in North America are considered toxic and can make goats sick. It’s worth noting what trees you might find regionally or specifically on your property.

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Kat’s Corner: Answers about What to Feed Goats

Kat’s Caprine Corner answers your pressing goat questions. In this issue: What to feed goats. And will poison hemlock hurt my animals?

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Are You Feeding Straw or Hay for Goats?
July 13, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

If you dread choosing hay for goats, you are not alone … there is much to know about what to feed goats.

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Building the Best Fence for Goats

Goats require specific fencing. The best fence for goats should typically be between four and five feet high. Here are some tips in selecting the best fence for goats. 

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DIY Hoop House Field Shelter Structure Plan
June 16, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

A hoop house field shelter is ideal for those who utilize their herd to clear brush and land at a location away from the main barn.

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How Much Space Do Goats Need?
June 14, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

How much space do goats need in the barn and at the hay rack to avoid aggression and get their fill? How much land do they need for adequate grazing at pasture? Research reveals answers that vary according to individual goat needs.

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Listeriosis in Goats: Dangers of Feeding Moldy Hay
June 10, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Circling Disease and Silage Sickness are other names for listeriosis in goats, commonly associated with feeding moldy hay.

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Poisonous Plants for Goats: Avoiding Dastardly Disasters

Do you have poisonous plants for goats on your property? Check this list then consult your extension office to find what else may be local.

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Forages That Help, Forages That Harm
June 8, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Pasture management is an ongoing process; what you get will vary according to grazing intensity, season, or other climate factors. Taking an active role, you can make the most of nutrients accessible to your herd.

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