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Goat Types: Dairy Goats vs. Meat Goats

Have you ever wondered which of the goat types would be best for you? A dairy goat or a meat goat?

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When Are Goats Good Pets?
June 14, 2019 . · 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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Therapy Goats: From Hoof to The Heart

Meet a special type of caprine: Therapy goats. They’re on an important mission: To bring love, affection, laughter, and calmness to people ailing in mind, body, or spirit.

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The Cute, Adorable Nigora Goat

Let me introduce you to a new breed of goat that will rock your homesteading world. It’s called the Nigora goat.

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Honey Sweetie Acres
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Honey Sweetie Acres got their name as an inside joke between husband and wife Steve and Regina Bauscher, but they got their fame from their award-winning goats and top tier health products.

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Breed Profile: Pygmy Goats
March 14, 2019 . · Goat Breeds

Pygmy goats are of West African origin and are characterized by their short legs and face due to genetic dwarfism. Their sturdy bodies and hardiness confer utility in their native countries.

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Changes to The IDGR

by Peggy Boone The International Dairy Goat Registry has been a vital resource to goat and sheep producers for over 30 years. Now the IDGR is under new ownership and …

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Life Lessons from the Barnyard: Trailering Adventures
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

When we first started raising dairy goats about ten years ago, we began with Mini Nubians. My thinking was that I loved the long floppy ears of the Nubians but …

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Goat Varieties for Hot Climates
March 14, 2019 . · Goat Breeds

Different species of livestock react to heat waves and hot climates differently. Some goat varieties are more tolerant than others. All animals should receive special consideration and adjustments during periods …

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Goat Games Reveal Caprine Intelligence
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Goat games are fun to watch, and watching goats is a hobby of mine. Once they get used to my presence and go back to browsing as normal, I can …

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