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Are Goats Smart? Reading Goats’ Minds
May 10, 2019 . · Ownership

Are goats smart? And why is it important for goat owners to understand how goats think?

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Show Preparation Leads to Success

By Alexandria Becker — Preparation is the key to success. Like so many other little rules or suggestions in life, this phrase works quite well with showing dairy goats, or showing …

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Increase Return on Your Dairy Goat Investment

By Alexandria Becker Return on investment. Profits. Two terms that a college student in the Business field learns practically right off the bat. The thing is, both these terms mean …

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Goat Lice: Are Your Goats Lousy?
March 14, 2019 . · Health

If your goats are biting and scratching, suspect lice. The easiest place to spot goat lice is just behind the foreleg, directly on the skin. Goat lice are very common …

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

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. Because my Pygora …

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Goats Prefer People with Smiling, Happy Faces
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Researchers aimed to find out by watching goats at Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats, England, and recording their reactions to photographs of different human expressions. They found that goats prefer people who were smiling.

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The Secret Life of Rodeo Goats
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

What is life like for rodeo goats? Imagine being a young goat, old enough to leave your mother, curious about life, and ready for all the adventure a young goat …

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Before You Start a Goat Dairy Farm …
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Many goat owners, at some point, wonder about beginning a goat dairy farm, be it a hobby or to supplement income. It can be a daunting task to undergo, not to mention the laws of certain states make it nearly impossible to sell milk or dairy products. I interviewed established owners to discover what they did, what worked, and their limitations.

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Are You Feeding Straw or Hay for Goats?
March 14, 2019 . · Feed & Housing

If you dread choosing hay for goats, you are not alone … there is much to know about what to feed goats. The primary source of goat nutrition is hay …

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Getting Away
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

When we first moved from our suburban neighborhood to a rural property, one of our concerns was being able to take vacations and get away once we had farm animals. …

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