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Adventures in Making Goat Butter
May 11, 2019 . · Home Dairy

The first time I tried making goat butter, I didn’t have a cream separator. I didn’t have much of anything. But I tried anyway. To be honest, I didn’t even …

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Shearing the Pygora Goat for Mohair Fiber Collection
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Part of the fun of owning a Pygora goat is shearing day. Pygoras are one of the mohair goat breeds. Angora goats and various cashmere producing goats also produce mohair. …

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Caring for Rejected Kid Goats
March 14, 2019 . · Health

Whatever the reason behind it, a rejected kid goat needs care right away. There isn’t much we can do to prevent rejection but we can be ready to step in when necessary. …

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Icelandic Goat: Conservation Through Farming
March 14, 2019 . · Goat Breeds

A passionate young woman and her family battle against cultural and legal obstacles to save a unique and endearing rare goat breed, the Icelandic goat. Her animals starred in a …

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Grazing Goats on a Restaurant Roof
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Where is the best spot for grazing goats? Would you consider a restaurant roof where tourists can gawk and giggle?

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Goat Hoof Trimming Made Easy
March 14, 2019 . · Health

Goat hoof trimming is a necessary part of keeping and raising goats. When a goat cooperates, hoof trimming can easily and smoothly fit into your regular maintenance routine. But if …

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Making Goat Sausage: Recipes From the Farm

A basic goat sausage recipe is simple enough, just like any sausage recipe. It’s just ground, seasoned meat. But there are so many ways to cook, cure, air dry and smoke the different kinds that making sausage becomes an art.

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DIY Oregano Goat Udder Balm Means Happy Goats
March 14, 2019 . · Health

If you have milking goats, then you’ll want to have a goat udder balm on hand. During milking, a goat’s udder can naturally get dry from all the handling, and …

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9 Things to Consider Before Raising Goats for Milk
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Thinking about raising goats for milk? There are many goat milk benefits, including making goat cheese or learning how to make goat milk soap. But there are a few things to consider about raising goats …

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Chocolate, Goat Cheese, & Wine (Oh My!)
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

There’s nothing like a little chocolate, goat cheese, and wine to make chilly days more festive and bearable.

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