Kids’ Corner

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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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

Add to Favorites 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. …

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Why Do Goats Faint?

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

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

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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When Are Goats Good Pets?
June 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Many people have become goat owners because they fell in love with a tiny goat kid and decided to give goat ownership a try. Are goats good pets if you don’t live on a farm or homestead?

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