Kids’ Corner

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

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

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

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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Why Do Goats Faint?
July 16, 2019 · · Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Have you ever walked up to a herd of goats and wondered, “Why do goats faint?” Maybe a few of the goats dropped over with stiff legs! …

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The Spectacular Spider Goats
July 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner

Meet Lilly, the amazing Spider Goat. Lilly doesn’t climb walls or wear mask, and she wasn’t bitten by a radioactive spider. Her spider DNA is no accident. She was born with it.

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A Blind Calf and Her Guide Goat
July 3, 2019 · · Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Rosie looked like a normal, healthy calf. But owner Rick Friday soon learned she was blind and needed a friend to show her the way. This is …

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Pregnant Goat Care
March 14, 2019 · · Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites It’s that time of year when many goat owners focus on pregnant goat care, as they’re either preparing to breed or have already bred their does. Spring …

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Do You Know the Difference Between Goats and Sheep?
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Do you know the difference between goats and sheep? I know, being a fiber goat shepherd, I often see people who mistake one species for the other.

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The Secret Life of a Goat Caddy
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Add to Favorites In the mountains of Oregon, 150 young goats applied to a rigorous training program for a job that promised to rescue them from the dead-end restaurant service …

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