How to Raise Happy Goats

little girl petting a goat

Making the decision to officially become a goat farmer is an exciting moment for many homesteaders. A few seconds later reality sets in, and you have to actually get to work figuring out how to actually buy and raise the goat herd. Keeping goats, be they dairy, meat, fiber, or brush clearers is not rocket … Read more

Goat Fencing – Everything You Need to Know

goat behind goat fence enclosure

Goat fencing is the only downside to keeping goats – and it can be a huge one, fellow homesteaders. I thought I armed myself with enough knowledge to prepare myself for the escape artist antics of goats, but I was oh so wrong. Doing your due diligence when getting ready to keep goats will definitely … Read more

95 Things Goats Can Eat and 60 They Cannot

pygmy and nigerian goat eating hay

Feeding goats properly is essential to the overall health of the herd, and to the success of any meat goat, dairy goat, or fiber goat homesteading operation. Goats are ruminant animals, they have four stomach chambers. When they are eating the wrong type of food, too much of the right kind of food, or introduce … Read more

Pregnant Goat: Everything You Need to Know

Baby goats are about the cutest little things you will ever have romping about in the barnyard. They are bundles of energy and want to investigate every single new sight, sound, and smell. The days and weeks after the new kids arrive are full of fun, but getting them here isn’t always easy. Goat does … Read more

The Stigma With Goat’s Milk

Why are so many people reluctant to try goat’s milk? ‘Cause we’ve all been told how disgusting it is, right?! Well, let me tell you, I am now a true lover of goat’s milk. And it took no acquiring of taste, whatsoever! Fresh goat’s milk truly is good!

Mystery Of The Dried Up Dairy Goat Solved!!!

I’ve tried to do everything right, but for some reason our milk goat has been giving less and less milk, to the point that yesterday I thought she was completely dried up. What I surprise I got this evening though, and what a relief to finally know what the problem has been!