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Breed Profile: Chèvre des Fossés
September 3, 2019 · · Goat Breeds

Breed: chèvre des Fossés (ditch goat) or chèvre des Talus (bank goat) or chèvre commune de l’Ouest (landrace goat of western France). Origin: The chèvre des Fossés is local to Brittany, …

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Selecting a Dairy Goat Breed
August 3, 2019 · · Home Dairy

The fun of having goats starts with choosing which goat breed to get and plenty are available to choose from. More than 200 goat breeds have been developed worldwide, not …

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Making Ricotta Cheese in a Slow Cooker
July 5, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Accidental Ricotta. Isn’t all cheese intentional? Perhaps making ricotta cheese at home started with an ancient accident. A homesteader’s kitchen arsenal includes knowledge of crafting dairy products. Knowing how to …

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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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Goats, Sheep And Deer Worm
June 29, 2019 · · Health

By Gail Damerow During 30-plus years of raising dairy goats, I had never heard of meningeal deer worm until December of 2013, when I lost that season’s best young doe and my senior breeding buck to …

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10 Amazing Benefits of Owning a Goat

For most goat people, the benefits of owning a goat far outweigh the hard work and high learning curve. Yes, they can be destructive little escape artists, but they can …

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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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Miracle the Bionic Goat
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Little Miracle was an incredibly lucky pygmy goat kid. A traumatic birth left her so disabled her owner and rescuer needed to decide whether or not to put her down. …

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The Secret Life of Rodeo Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, 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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Rent a Goat, Build a Career!
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Jax Taylor’s rent-a-goat business started with heartbreak. Discharged from the Army, she searched for job prospects so she wouldn’t have to rehome her goats. The result morphed into a successful franchise …

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