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Caring for Angora Goat Fiber During Winter
January 20, 2022 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Do fiber goats need special care during the winter months? Caring for Angora goats and other fiber breeds requires a little more attention during the cold and …

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The Doe Code
January 10, 2022 · · Ownership

Oh, the game is strong with this experienced one… She knows the Doe Code all too well! Contractions about a minute apart. Why is our goat in labor tonight?

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The Secret Life of a Goat Caddy
January 3, 2022 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Add to Favorites In the mountains of Oregon, 150 young goats applied to a rigorous training program for a job that promised to rescue them from the dead-end restaurant service …

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The Best Goat Gestation Calculator
December 9, 2021 · · Ownership

What is the goat gestation period? Did you know that Boer goat gestation period differs from Nigerian dwarf gestation? To use this goat due date calculator, select from miniature or full-sized goats then enter the exposure date.

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Travel Tips Make the Long Haul Easier
December 7, 2021 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites By Joseph Larsen – Traveling with goats is always a challenge but there are some tips my family, the Larsens of Colorado, have learned by trial and error …

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Goat Parties Bring Joy and Education
December 1, 2021 · · Ownership

Goat parties and events rose in popularity in recent years, and goat owners are taking advantage of the opportunity. Across the country, farms and sanctuaries are connecting people with goats to educate and spread a little joy.

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Mbuzi: Goats in Zambia
November 26, 2021 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites 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 …

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The Road To Redmond
November 19, 2021 · · 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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Cashmere Goats at St. Mary’s on-the-Hill
November 18, 2021 · · Ownership

Sister Mary Elizabeth believes in unique ways of connecting with one’s animals. As she walks from the barn out to the fields, she begins to sing, calling her Cashmere goats in her crystal-clear soprano voice.

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Where’s the Goat?
November 18, 2021 · · Ownership

Evidence remains that there were more than 120 people at the first Thanksgiving and that their fare consisted of not just turkey but other poultry, including ducks, geese, and swans. Yet, there is a notable lack in this massive spread for those familiar with historical seafaring — the goat.

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