Kids’ Corner

What to Do with All Those Buckling Goats!

Those new buckling goats are fun until you’re overrun with babies. What are goats good for? We have answers.

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How to Deal with Aggressive Bucks and Unruly Goats in General

In this article, I hope to help you avoid ever dealing with this issue with some preventive training and care. But, if you do have a goat that begins to test you, then my aim is to help you to correct the behavior.

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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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Can My Goat be Part of a Pet Therapy Program?
September 5, 2019 · · Kids' Corner,Ownership

Pet therapy programs are currently taking off. People everywhere are realizing the benefits that can come from interaction with animals. Therapy animals come in many forms such as dogs, horses, llamas, rabbits, and yes, even goats.

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Angelica and the Magnificent Seven
August 21, 2019 · · Kids' Corner,Ownership

Finally, after two and a half hours, this amazing mama goat had seventh healthy babies: two doelings and five bucklings. The Millers had never heard of goat septuplets, so they looked it up. Angelica had just set a new world record!

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The Goat Competitions of Pakistan
August 20, 2019 · · Kids' Corner,Ownership

In 2011, the University of Agriculture Faisalabad conducted Pakistan’s first goat show. The third-largest goat-producing country in the world, Pakistan has around 54 million goats and that population keeps increasing.

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All About Nigerian Dwarf Goats

The Nigerian Dwarf goat is a miniature goat of West African origin. Nigerian Dwarf goats are enjoying a rise in popularity due to their small size and colorful markings.

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Training Goats to Pull Carts
August 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner,Ownership

Why don’t more goat enthusiasts teach their animals to pull carts? Goats have been used as cart animals for over 4,000 years. Why not train yours?  When selecting a goat …

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The Cute, Adorable Nigora Goat

Let me introduce you to a new breed of goat that will rock your homesteading world. It’s called the Nigora goat.

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Fun with Miniature Goats

By Angela von Weber-Hahnsberg – Goats of all shapes and sizes, including miniature goats, have a wonderful way of bringing people together, of creating community between all different kinds of folks. From large-scale dairy goat owners …

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