Ownership

The Road To Redmond
October 22, 2019 · · Ownership

For many, the long drive with a trailer full of goats, equipment, and supplies went off without a hitch. Others were either not so lucky, or very lucky indeed. This is the story of two families and their adventures on the road to Redmond.

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The Secret Life of Racetrack Jack

Are calming goats real? To answer that, let me introduce a goat named Jack. Born on a thoroughbred farm, Jack has befriended racehorses his entire life.

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Top 9 Goat Predators In The United States
October 20, 2019 · · Ownership

Whether you are planning to build a herd or building a goat shelter, what goat predators do you need to think about?

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Those Amazing Goat Eyes and Remarkable Senses!
October 13, 2019 · · Ownership

Goat eyes give them amazing vision and their sharp senses protect them out at range. Understanding goat senses helps us to manage our herd more easily.

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How to Deal with an Aggressive Goat and Unruly Goats in General

You may receive varied advice for how to deal with an aggressive goat, but there are definitely techniques you should and should not use, and these coincide with how goats see us as herd members.

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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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Training Brush Goats for Hire
September 10, 2019 · · Ownership

It makes sense to think about other ways (besides giving milk) that goats might contribute on your homestead, farm, or ranch. Brush control is one of those ways, and offering brush goats for hire can bring in a little cash.

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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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