goat-breeds

The Basics of Caring for Goats
November 17, 2022 · · Health

When building a herd health program from the ground up, beginning with the basics of caring for goats is best. One needs to consider the basics of the environment for the herd, their nutrition program, hoof care, and fiber care.

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Tips for New Dairy Goat Buyers
November 17, 2022 · · Home Dairy

New dairy goat buyers should remember housing, breed traits, feed, and health before bringing animals home.

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Want to Offer Goat Cheese for Sale?
November 2, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Many people who keep dairy goats would love to offer their goat cheese for sale. But how easy (and legal) is this to do?

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Breed Profile: Turkish Hair Goat
November 1, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

The Turkish Hair goat is native to Türkiye and is directly descended from the first Anatolian goats, which were domesticated in the area. They are extremely hardy, diverse, and multipurpose and a great asset to their people.

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What to Know Before You Buy a Goat
October 25, 2022 · · Ownership

Whether you are considering goat ownership or adding to your herd, consider some things before you buy a goat. Extra care in the beginning can save expense and heartache down the road.

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The Secret Life of a Goat Caddy
October 5, 2022 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Four goats passed the class with flying colors and proved to the world they could make it as a goat caddy.

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Pack Goats: Packing Quite a Kick!
October 5, 2022 · · Ownership

Hiking with pack goats is gaining popularity. Pack goat breeds range from Kiko goats to Saanens to Toggenburgs. But five factors outweigh which breed you choose.

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Goat Shelter Options for Your Herd
September 30, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

While most goats are capable of keeping warm enough without being in an enclosed barn, just exactly what do they need for winter goat shelter accommodations?

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Goat Lice: Are Your Goats Lousy?
September 14, 2022 · · Health

Goat lice are very common in winter months, and finding them does not mean you are a bad herdsman. If you don’t see them, it doesn’t mean they are not there.

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The Smelly Truth About Goat Reproduction
September 9, 2022 · · Health

If you will be breeding your goats this season you should know the smelly truth about goat reproduction. More than any other animal on the farm, goats alert your nose that breeding season has begun.

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