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Angelica and the Magnificent Seven
August 18, 2019 . · 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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Training Goats to Pull Carts
August 14, 2019 . · 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 Spectacular Spider Goats
July 14, 2019 . · Ownership

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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Keeping Goats With Chickens
July 10, 2019 . · Ownership

Keeping goats with chickens is possible and can benefit both species. So you’ve had chickens for a while and are enjoying those awesomely flavorful homegrown eggs. Now maybe you’re thinking …

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Making Goat Sausage: Recipes From the Farm

A basic goat sausage recipe is simple enough, just like any sausage recipe. It’s just ground, seasoned meat. But there are so many ways to cook, cure, air dry and smoke the different kinds that making sausage becomes an art.

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A Blind Calf and Her Guide Goat
July 3, 2019 . · Ownership

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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Geissebei Trekkinggeissen
June 27, 2019 . · Ownership

Wandering in the Swiss Alps, surrounded by goats, is a dream that has filled my head since I was a little girl listening to the story of Heidi by Johanna Spyri. Imagine …

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Mbuzi: Goats in Zambia
June 25, 2019 . · Ownership

Goat Journal editor Marissa Ames and her husband visit Zambia annually, where they work with a nonprofit focusing on education and uplifting the community. The I Am Zambia academy teaches career skills to vulnerable young women. Marissa arrived in January 2019 with …

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Goat Types: Dairy Goats vs. Meat Goats

Have you ever wondered which of the goat types would be best for you? A dairy goat or a meat goat?

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