Ownership

Goat Behavior Demystified
March 26, 2022 · · Ownership

Goat behavior can sometimes be disconcerting and seem illogical. When we see goats in the light of their natural lives, their behavior makes sense. Wondering why goats headbutt, climb, waste food, and escape? Read on!

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The Doe Code
March 24, 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 Kidding Kit: Be Ready for Goat Delivery
March 23, 2022 · · 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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Goats and The Law
March 14, 2022 · · Ownership

Goats can easily get themselves — and you — in trouble. You will be liable for the behavior of your kids. Liability can be addressed in three ways: 1. Reasonable Measures; 2. Insurance Coverage; and 3. Business Formation.

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Cuddling Goats

Science and psychology have proven that interacting with our animal companions has many physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health benefits that add to our wellness and happiness.

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Socializing Dam-raised Kids
February 20, 2022 · · Ownership

Socializing dam-raised kids takes time and patience. Keep your eyes on the prize. When the two of you begin your adventures together, every moment invested now will pay exponential dividends on the trail.

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Judas Goats
January 27, 2022 · · Ownership

The goats in the islands essentially ate everything in sight. This caused erosion in some places and lack of natural food sources for many of the local wildlife, especially the tortoises.

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Angora Goats and Soil Health
January 25, 2022 · · Ownership

Angora goats make unique contributions to the environment. Their long hair sequesters large amounts of carbon ingested from their forage, helping to reduce global warming.

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Tough Challenges for Goat Farmers
January 20, 2022 · · Members Only, Ownership

One farm faces the challenges and thrives in community in the face of COVID-19.

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Goats and Insurance
January 20, 2022 · · Ownership

If you have goats, have people visit your goats, or sell products made from goats, you may want to consider goat insurance. Standard homeowner policies typically do not cover livestock, nor will they cover livestock incidents or illness/injury.

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