Feed & Housing

How to House Goats Harmoniously
March 9, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

How to house goats with the minimum of conflict and stress, providing access for all to feed and resting places, while making the most of space. A goat-friendly perspective on barn design.

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Feeding Goats and Sheep 101

Feeding goats can be as diverse as their purposes. Goats – and for that matter, sheep – have many different purposes: Meat, milk, pets, therapy, commercial production, and valuable homestead livestock.

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Goat Kid Milk Replacer: Know Before You Buy
March 9, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Add to Favorites New products are always popping up on grocery store shelves. It can be fun to review new product labels, but overwhelming at the same time. By knowing …

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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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No Kidding: Baby Goats Need Colostrum
March 2, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Add to Favorites Healthy baby goats are filled with personality. From playing and jumping to kicking up their hooves, they bring fun and laughter to your farm. This entertainment hinges …

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Listeriosis in Goats: Dangers of Feeding Moldy Hay
February 20, 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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What is the Best Hay for Goats?
February 20, 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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Are You Feeding Straw or Hay for Goats?
February 20, 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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Pasture Management for Goats

Preferring variety in what they eat, goats are contented to eat different kinds of bushes, weeds, flowers, trees, and some grass. It seems that goats do better with this variety in their diets.

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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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