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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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Your Goat’s DNA Could Be the Clincher for Your Goat Pedigree

Some goat registries request DNA samples to verify parentage. How can a DNA Purity test help in a registration certificate and pedigree?

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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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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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