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.
Where can you find a homemade buttermilk recipe to suit your cooking needs? And is making buttermilk difficult?
If you dread choosing hay for goats, you are not alone … there is much to know about what to feed goats.
Is the milk expiration date really a cut-off where you can no longer safely drink the milk? Is it guaranteed to stay good until that date?
Learning how to pasteurize milk at home is just one facet of owning dairy animals. A crucial one.
Getting started making goat cheese? Try these recipes first!
If you’ve never made cheese, start with the quick & easy cheeses that need minimal equipment and ingredients and are ready to eat fairly quickly.
Coccidiosis in goats is stressful enough but can kill a kid. But if you catch it soon enough, you can use many goat coccidia treatments for newborn kids.
There are many good reasons for raising dairy goats, and this article is the best place to start for more information about the best goats for milk.
When making cheese, rennet usually isn’t optional. But, though they do the same thing, animal and vegetable rennet have very different beginnings.
Goats of all shapes and sizes, including miniature goats, have a wonderful way of bringing people together, of creating community between all different kinds of folks.