The vast majority of kidding in the goat barn proceed in a normal and healthy manner, but it is good to know what to do in an emergency.
Your doe is pregnant. If you’re a newbie goat-owner, you may not know what’s in store. Here’s a primer to help you out a bit.
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?
New dairy goat buyers should remember housing, breed traits, feed, and health before bringing animals home.
Goat hoof trimming is part of maintenance for keeping goats healthy. Regular goat hoof trimming will help prevent hoof rot.
Four goats passed the class with flying colors and proved to the world they could make it as a goat caddy.
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.
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.
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.
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.