Ownership

That Scary Goat!

What contributes to scary goat behavior and how can we reduce that likelihood? Let’s explore that so that you seldom to never have a scary goat!

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Registering Your Goat
August 5, 2020 · · Ownership

Goat registries are very beneficial when you want to have the best of a particular breed. Find a list of goat registries here.

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Janus, a Two-Headed Goat
August 5, 2020 · · Ownership

When Jocelyn went in to feel if the kid needed to be turned or assisted out, what she felt confused her. The little buckling had two heads.

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Geissebei Trekkinggeissen
July 26, 2020 · · Ownership

While goats are part of the Swiss cultural heritage, for decades they were called “the poor man’s cow.” Not as prevalent as cows, they are gaining popularity with the increasing demand for goat cheese and goat products.

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Therapy Goats: From Hoof to The Heart

Meet a special type of caprine: Therapy goats. They’re on an important mission: To bring love, affection, laughter, and calmness to people ailing in mind, body, or spirit.

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What to Know Before You Buy a Goat
June 23, 2020 · · Ownership

Whether you are considering goat ownership or adding to your herd, consider some things before you buy a goat. Extra care in the beginning can save expense and heartache down the road.

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Team Snazzy Goat
June 10, 2020 · · Ownership

Goat pulling teams are awesomely different. When Mika came across old pictures of goats being used as pulling teams she thought, “Well, why not?”

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Move ‘Em on Out!
June 10, 2020 · · Ownership

Different states can have varying requirements for vet checks, vaccines, or even quarantine periods, but federal law requires a scrapie tag or other applicable identification per the National Scrapie Eradication Program.

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It’s Not Just a Hobby…

I talked about my journey raising and showing goats and I called it just a hobby… It was so much more to me than just a hobby.

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Stearns Diamond Savanna Ranch

Dalton and Dani Stearns are building their family’s dream cattle and South African Savanna goat ranch with a lot of hard work, intentionality, and persistence.

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