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10 Signs of Goat Heat
September 3, 2021 · · Health

Knowing the facts about goats and having the ability to recognize goat heat will equip you to take appropriate measures to either get your doe bred or keep her from getting pregnant, whichever is your goal.

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How to Make Butter in Your Kitchen, in Minutes!
September 1, 2021 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites If you don’t know how to make butter, you’re missing out on one of the easiest homesteading products. Follow this short tutorial to learn how to make …

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The Wide World of Popular Cheeses!
September 1, 2021 · · Home Dairy

There are many popular cheeses out there but which is the most popular? And how many types of cheeses are there in the world, anyhow?

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How to Make Paneer Cheese
September 1, 2021 · · Home Dairy

Knowing how to make paneer cheese was a crucial skill for some Indian and Pakistani families. It provided quick, safe vegetarian protein to round out a healthy meal.

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Back from The Vet: Johne’s Disease

It can lurk in your herd for years without any signs of illness and can spread rapidly. There is no vaccine, no treatment, or method to slow the progression. It is often fatal. What is this insidious disease?

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Biosecurity and Goat Husbandry: What You Should Know About M. ovipneumoniae
August 25, 2021 · · Health

Add to Favorites  By Karen Kopf – At Kopf Canyon Ranch, just outside of Moscow, Idaho, we raise Kiko goats for meat and breeding stock. Our goat husbandry practice is to …

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How to House Goats Harmoniously
August 25, 2021 · · Feed & Housing

How to house goats with the minimum of conflict and stress, providing access for all to feed and resting places, while making the most of space. A goat-friendly perspective on barn design.

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Team Snazzy Goat
August 22, 2021 · · 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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Feeding Goats and Sheep 101

Feeding goats can be as diverse as their purposes. Goats – and for that matter, sheep – have many different purposes: Meat, milk, pets, therapy, commercial production, and valuable homestead livestock.

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Scours in Goats and a Homemade Electrolyte Recipe
August 22, 2021 · · Health

It is imperative that you keep goats hydrated during times of illness. Scours in goats is often an indication of underlying illness or that they have eaten something they should not have.

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