Ownership

Show Preparation Leads to Success

 Preparation is the key to success. Like so many other little rules or suggestions in life, this phrase works quite well with showing dairy goats, or showing in general.

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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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The Kidding Kit: Be Ready for Goat Delivery
April 5, 2020 · · Health, Ownership

As with humans, ample planning is needed prior to a goat delivery. And in a perfect world, this exciting time would go by without a hitch, and usually does go well, but sometimes goes wrong in every conceivable way.

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Meet Billy Gotti
April 3, 2020 · · Ownership

Meet Billy Gotti, a sweeping Internet sensation that just keeps getting better. Allow me to introduce you to Billy and his mother, Jo’lee.

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Training on the Goat Milking Stand
April 3, 2020 · · Ownership

Goats don’t come out of the chute knowing how to get up onto a goat milking stand, let alone how to stand still on one while you’re milking those sensitive goat teats!

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Let’s Talk Baby Goat Names!

How do you pick a herd name and your baby goat’s name? We began with what was required for registering with the American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA).

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Alpenthal’s Goats
April 2, 2020 · · Ownership

Nestled in a small valley in the Black Hills of Wyoming, you will find Alpenthal’s Goats. Tanja Miller brings her Swiss heritage to a large cattle ranch.

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Goat Milk and Life
April 2, 2020 · · Ownership

Quite a few of these tourists make their way to Chana’s little farm. Many of these visitors come for one particular reason: treatment for a skin ailment. This treatment doesn’t come in the form of lotions or ointments; it comes from the goat milk itself.

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The Goats’ Journey

By Sophia Rotoli, age 11. My name is Starbeam. I am an Angora goat. I live with my mother, Moonleaf, and I have one brother, named Clover. We live in a small patch of forest in the middle of nowhere.

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How to Raise Goats In Your Backyard

You’ve decided to get a goat or two and try them for awhile, but don’t know where to start. If you have never owned any livestock before, but want to learn how to raise goats in your backyard, getting started is a simple but big step.

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