Kids’ Corner

Why Do Goats Faint?

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! You may have …

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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

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 the story of …

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Poisonous Plants for Goats: Avoiding Dastardly Disasters

by Katherine Drovdahl MH CR CA CEIT DipHIr QTP Do you have poisonous plants for goats on your property? Check this list then consult your extension office find what else …

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Do Female Goats Have Horns? Busting 7 Goat-Keeping Myths

Do female goats have horns? And does all goat milk taste bad? The more educated people become about the myths and truths of goats, the more we can all love these animals and their antics.

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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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When to Wean a Goat and Tips for Success
June 11, 2019 · · Health,Kids' Corner

It’s important not only to know when to wean a goat but also to do it in a way that minimizes stress and ensures the ongoing health and production of those hard-working milkers. 

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Building a Goat Playground

Without a suitable outlet for a caprine’s rambunctious nature, playfulness can translate into destructiveness for infrastructure and fencing. For this reason, goat playgrounds are highly recommended.

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10 Amazing Benefits of Owning a Goat

For most goat people, the benefits of owning a goat far outweigh the hard work and high learning curve. Yes, they can be destructive little escape artists, but they can …

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The Goat Barn: Basic Kidding

While goat owners who have never had a goat give birth may be worried about getting them through the process safely, the reality is that with proper nutrition and care, the process usually goes smoothly — as nature intended.

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