keeping-goats

9 Things to Consider Before Raising Goats for Milk
July 28, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Keeping Goats With Chickens
July 10, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Keeping goats with chickens is possible and can benefit both species. So you’ve had chickens for a while and are enjoying those awesomely flavorful homegrown eggs. Now …

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When Are Goats Good Pets?
June 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Many people have become goat owners because they fell in love with a tiny goat kid and decided to give goat ownership a try. Are goats good pets if you don’t live on a farm or homestead?

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Goats on TV
May 1, 2019 · · Ownership

Buttercups goats are a mixed group of goats rescued or rehomed from various backgrounds. Their demonstrable intelligence is featured in UK and European TV shows, as well as in scientific research.

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Bucks Enjoy Enrichment Exercise

Add to Favorites By Alex Becker – Dairy goats are social, energetic creatures. While most breeders keep several does together in the herd, often bucks are penned separately, mostly because …

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Do You Know the Difference Between Goats and Sheep?
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Add to Favorites Do you know the difference between goats and sheep? I know, being a fiber goat shepherd, I often see people who mistake one species for the other. …

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Caring for Angora Goat Fiber During Winter
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Tips for New Dairy Goat Buyers

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

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Coccidiosis in Goats: A Kid Killer
March 14, 2019 · · Health

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.

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How to Do Goat Hoof Trimming
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites Goat hoof trimming is part of maintenance for keeping goats healthy. Regular goat hoof trimming will help prevent hoof rot. All ruminants are at risk for a …

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