goat-shelter

How to House Goats Harmoniously
August 27, 2019 · · Feed & Housing

We all want to live in peace. So do goats (believe it or not!) They have evolved a social system to avoid conflict. Problems occur when considering how to house …

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Goat Playgrounds: A Place to Play!

Goats are many things: lively, intelligent, playful, curious, useful.  It’s the playfulness that can be the undoing of the novice goat-owner. For this reason, goat playgrounds are highly recommended.

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How to Prevent Foot Rot in Goats
May 16, 2019 · · Health

Have you seen your goat limping? While it is not the cause of all limping and soreness, foot rot in goats should be suspected. All hoofed animals risk foot rot …

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Goat Lice: Are Your Goats Lousy?
March 14, 2019 · · 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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Caring for Angora Goat Fiber During Winter
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Do fiber goats need special care during the winter months? Caring for Angora goats and other fiber breeds requires a little more attention during the cold and wet season. Goats …

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Breath of Life – Looking after Goats’ Lungs

By Katherine Drovdahl MH CA CR DipHIr CEIT QTP Looking after goats can be challenging. Of all the conditions that can affect goats, lungs tend to be the weakest link …

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Kat’s Caprine Corner: Freezing Goats and Winter Coats

It’s freezing! Goats get cold, too. But when do they need extra winter protection from predators and the elements?

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Goat Shelter Options for Your Herd
March 14, 2019 · · Feed & Housing

Having a goat shelter ready before winter arrives is part of good herd management. If you are facing your first winter with goats, you may be asking what type of …

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