I got home last Sunday from work and […]. So from stocking fillers to […].
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When one begins a dairy operation, generally there is lots of enthusiasm and energy. Equally vital is the stamina and perseverance to maintain a certain energy level and even rhythm to the production cycles. Whether or not the dairy endeavor continues depends to a large degree upon how the operation is […]. Daily mineral requirements for goats were based on diets for large breed diary cattle adjusted for differences in body […].
I remember that Sunday afternoon as though it were yesterday.
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Looking out the kitchen window, seeing the smoke, realizing that the goat barn was on fire. My husband and I ran out the door, horrified at the sight of flames shooting out from the doors and under the walls. The barn was fully engulfed.
I sell a handful of goats throughout the year and new owners invariably ask me what they should have on hand in their goat emergency first aid medical kit — just in case.
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Most of the time our does have no problems kidding; however, sometimes we must lend a helping hand. They all have some of the same signs and symptoms, but yet they are very different and require different treatments.
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We will […]. I live on a small 20 acre farm.
We used to own cows but they have long since been sold. After I came home from college, I looked at my childhood home. The fences were old and rusted.
The pasture was taller than I am with sage and blackberry bushes. I knew we had a […]. Bringing a new goat into your established herd?
Here are a few tips for helping new arrivals feel at home. Quarantine all new goats — Regardless of where your new goats come from, it is a good idea to quarantine them from your other animals for a few weeks.
This quarantine period is […]. If you cruise the Craigslist goats for sale pictures or the various Facebook goat health groups around the United States, one common theme you will see in a lot of the pictures and descriptions of goat problems is mineral deficiency.
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Mineral deficiency is a widespread problem and I am calling it the single most dangerous […]. Many of you already have kids on the ground, while others are patiently watching the baby bumps grow.
Goats need a lot […]. Regardless, this information should be relevant for anyone raising goats where temperatures tend to dip below freezing.
The first goat show we ever attended we found very confusing. I imagine this is what shows are like for most folks who come to agricultural fairs. Most Recent Posts Pasteurizing raw milk How to start a soap business and other adventures in goating For the love of goats Introduction: Farm and their journey to goats Go get your goat!
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