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Goat Care

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Raise your own goats, DIY style. With advice on breed selection, feeding and health care, grooming, and more.

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Are you looking for the best ways to use goat milk? THere are many uses for goat milk. You probably know that you can make cheese, yogurt or ice cream with goat milk, but there are many more goat milk recipes that you can use. The soap benefits of goat milk are also plentiful! Lean how you can use goat's milk in the kitchen, home and even garden! Plus, learn which three goat breeds are the best for milk so that you can have fresh goat milk right in your backyard. Goat Milk Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Real Food Recipes, Food Tips, Make Your Own Yogurt, Grow Your Own Food, Food To Make, Recipe Using Milk, Goat Care

Easy and Simple Uses for Goat Milk: Homemade and DIY Ways You Can Use Goat's Milk

Are you looking for the best ways to use goat milk? THere are many uses for goat milk. You probably know that you can make cheese, yogurt or ice cream with goat milk, but there are many more goat milk recipes that you can use. The soap benefits of goat milk are also plentiful! Lean how you can use goat's milk in the kitchen, home and even garden! Plus, learn which three goat breeds are the best for milk so that you can have fresh goat milk right in your backyard.

We started using alfalfa pellets years ago when we had goats that could finish all their grain faster than we could milk them. Now we also feed them to pigs Breeding Goats, Show Goats, Goat Care, Boer Goats, Dwarf Goats, Raising Goats, Chicken Feed, Goat Farming, Hobby Farms

Feeding alfalfa pellets to goats

This article explains how to feed alfalfa pellets to goats. #alfalfapellets #feedinggoats #raisinggoats

Kidding kit list to prepare you completely for when kidding goats begins! Be prepared so you can prevent problems and keep your goats healthy from the very beginning. Breeding Goats, Happy Goat, Nubian Goat, Goat Care, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Raising Goats, Cat Care Tips, Goat Farming, Baby Goats

Kidding Kit: A Complete list for goat birth | A Life of Heritage

Kidding season is here! Be prepared with this complete set of kidding kit supplies you need in case of emergency and to help your doe kid. Raising goats is fun when you are prepared!

Do goats need grain? This is a question that is hotly debated among goat owners and goat farmers. Since goats seem to be able to find food on their own with no help from us, do they really need to be fed supplemental grain? If so, what do you need to know about feeding goats grain on a regular basis? Keeping Goats, Bee Keeping, Question And Answer, This Or That Questions, Goat Care, Find Food, Homestead Farm, Self Reliance, Backyard Farming

Do Goats Need Grain? Your Goat Grain Questions Answered!

Do goats need grain? This is a question that is hotly debated among goat owners and goat farmers. Since goats seem to be able to find food on their own with no help from us, do they really need to be fed supplemental grain? If so, what do you need to know about feeding goats grain on a regular basis?

What is a wether goat? Why would you want one? Here you will find out why wether goats are great additions to any homestead. Owning wether goats will only be a benefit to you and your country life. Feeding Goats, Raising Goats, Raising Chickens, Goat Care, Sheep Farm, Goat Farming, Hobby Farms, Urban Farming, Livestock

What is a Wether Goat?

What is a wether goat? Why would you want one? Here you will find out why wether goats are great additions to any homestead. Owning wether goats will only be a benefit to you and your country life.

Steve Hart, Ph.D., of Langston University talks about roundworms in goats, including the infamous barber pole worm, which causes a lot of heartache and financial loss for goat owners every summer. He explains why this worm is such a problem for goats and their owners, as well as what you can do about them. We also talk about other roundworms and how they cause different symptoms than the barber pole worm. #goathealth #roundworms Breeding Goats, Show Goats, Goat Care, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Raising Goats, All About Animals, Baby Goats, Chickens Backyard, What You Can Do

Roundworms and Goats

Steve Hart, Ph.D., of Langston University talks about roundworms in goats, including the infamous barber pole worm, which causes a lot of heartache and financial loss for goat owners every summer. He explains why this worm is such a problem for goats and their owners, as well as what you can do about them. We also talk about other roundworms and how they cause different symptoms than the barber pole worm. #goathealth #roundworms

If you keep goats on your homestead, you will probably want them to have babies as some stage! Goats due dates can be hard to guess, so how do you know when a goat is ready to give birth? There are some common pregnant goat labor signs that you can keep an eye out for. Keeping Goats, Raising Goats, Backyard Farming, Chickens Backyard, How To Start Small Garden, Crop Production And Management, How To Know, Did You Know, Active Labor

Pregnant goat labor signs: How do you know when a goat is ready to give birth

If you keep goats on your homestead, you will probably want them to have babies as some stage! Goats due dates can be hard to guess, so how do you know when a goat is ready to give birth? There are some common pregnant goat labor signs that you can keep an eye out for.

Goats love to climb, jump, and they can squeeze through holes a fraction of their size somehow. Save for later! Miniature Goats, Goat Toys, Nubian Goat, Goat Care, Raising Goats, Goat Farming, Pet Health, Livestock, Climbing

The only goat fencing guide you'll ever need!

Goats love to climb, jump, and they can squeeze through holes a fraction of their size somehow. Save for later!

Are you considering raising goats? Not sure which goat breed is best for you? Consider the Nubian goat! Although Nubians are often dubbed as a dairy goat breed, they can be raised for more than just milk. Feeding Goats, Raising Goats, Types Of Goats, Miniature Goats, Nubian Goat, Goat Care, Beef Cattle, Goat Farming, Small Breed

Nubian Dairy Goats: A Guide to Nubian Goats for Beginners

Are you considering raising goats? Not sure which goat breed is best for you? Consider the Nubian goat! Although Nubians are often dubbed as a dairy goat breed, they can be raised for more than just milk. Many goat breeds are best suited for either meat or milk, not both. The Nubian is an exception to that! Farming goats is an excellent way to make additional profits from your homestead, even if your land isn't pastured. Everything you need to know about raising Nubian dairy goats for…

Pygora goats are amazing for their wool, but also for their meat. Find out why this amazing mini-goat breed is perfect for you. Pygora Goats, Pigmy Goats, Mini Goats, Boer Goats, Feeding Goats, Raising Goats, Trimming Goat Hooves, Miniature Goats, Small Goat

Pygora Goats – A Miniature Fiber Goat for the Homestead • New Life On A Homestead

Pygora goats are amazing for their wool, but also for their meat. Find out why this amazing mini-goat breed is perfect for you.

Fall is the time when goat, sheep and camelid owners start to see problems with meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis). Unlike intestinal worms, which go to work in an animal’s stomach or intestines as soon as it is ingested by the animal, the meningeal worm takes awhile to reach its destination, which is the spinal cord or brain. Farm Tools And Equipment, Breeding Goats, Farm Landscaping, Goat Care, Farm Lifestyle, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Raising Goats, Sheep Farm, Baby Goats

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Fall is the time when goat, sheep and camelid owners start to see problems with meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis). Unlike intestinal worms, which go to work in an animal’s stomach or intestines as soon as it is ingested by the animal, the meningeal worm takes awhile to reach its destination, which is the spinal cord or brain.

Feeding Kelp on the homestead is a great way to keep many animals healthy. Easy to use, animals love it, and a great way top discourage worms in goats and chickens I love to use kelp throughout my homestead. Keeping Goats, Raising Goats, Trimming Goat Hooves, Goat Shelter, Goat Care, Chickens Backyard, Backyard Farming, Chicken Feed, Baby Goats

Feeding kelp to your homestead animals is great for a healthy herd.

Learn how wonderful kelp is and why we use it every single day on our homestead. Healthy animals save money and time so support their health by using kelp.

Bucks get hormonal and, as we all know, that can play havoc with their behavior (think teenage boy surrounded by scantily-clad females). Some may become aggressive towards your does, while others may torment their owners with their antisocial behavior.Wether goats, on the other hand, are usually pretty laidback animals that are “sweet and calm in comparison to bucks”. Pigmy Goats, Boer Goats, Raising Farm Animals, Raising Goats, Goat Care, Nigerian Dwarf, Goat Farming, The Deed, Scantily Clad

What is a Wether Goat?

Bucks get hormonal and, as we all know, that can play havoc with their behavior (think teenage boy surrounded by scantily-clad females). Some may become aggressive towards your does, while others may torment their owners with their antisocial behavior.Wether goats, on the other hand, are usually pretty laidback animals that are “sweet and calm in comparison to bucks”.

The popularity of goat’s milk is on the rise as more and more people learn of its benefits. If you are new to raising dairy goats, here is what you need to know to get you started. Keeping Goats, Raising Goats, Mini Goats, Goat Pen, Goat Care, Boer Goats, Introducing Solids, Hobby Farms, Chickens Backyard

The Basic Dairy Goat Care for Beginners

The popularity of goat’s milk is on the rise as more and more people learn of its benefits. If you are new to raising dairy goats, here is what you need to know to get you started.

Richard Browning, Ph.D., of Tennessee State University, has been studying the genetic differences between boer, kiko, Spanish, and myotonic goats since 2001. In this episode he talks about the differences that they have found in their research herd, which numbers about 250 head. Kiko Goats, Tennessee State University, Goat Care, Boer Goats, Browning, Livestock, Genetics, Cattle, Studying

Meat Goat Genetic Research

Richard Browning, Ph.D., of Tennessee State University, has been studying the genetic differences between boer, kiko, Spanish, and myotonic goats since 2001. In this episode he talks about the differences that they have found in their research herd, which numbers about 250 head.

How much does a goat cost? You may want to bring home a baby goat but are wondering what a baby goat costs. This will tell you how much goats cost Raising Farm Animals, Raising Goats, Raising Chickens, Breeding Goats, Happy Goat, Nubian Goat, Goat Care, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Large Animals

How much does a baby goat cost?

How much does a goat cost or how much does a baby goat cost? This is important information to know! You don't want to be surprised with unknown expenses. Goat care and raising goats doesn't have to be tricky or surprising. Get the knowledge on how to be a goat owner right now. Bring home your cute baby goats as soon as you can! Goat costs all listed out for you.