Pygora Goats – A Miniature Fiber Goat for the Homestead

Pygora goats are a relatively new addition to the fiber goat industry. They were developed in the United States during the 1980s – and became hugely popular with keepers both large and small. These miniature goats are one of the smallest of all 300 or so goat breeds on the planet and are the smallest … Read more Pygora Goats – A Miniature Fiber Goat for the Homestead

Kinder Goats – The Best Goats You’ve Never Heard Of

Kinder Goats

Have you ever heard of Kinder goats? Most folks have not, and that is a true shame. This small dual purpose goat breed has a lot to offer self-reliant families on homesteads both large and small. Kinder goats are a miniature to small size type of goat that not only makes an excellent “farm pet” … Read more Kinder Goats – The Best Goats You’ve Never Heard Of

Pygmy Goats – A Great Livestock Choice for Homesteads of Any Size

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Pygmy goats are a miniature breed that is closely related to the Nigerian Dwarf goat. In fact, when this small stature meat goat arrived in the United States, it took quite a while for zookeepers to realize they actually possessed a herd comprised of two distinct breeds instead of just one. This miniature goat breed … Read more Pygmy Goats – A Great Livestock Choice for Homesteads of Any Size

Today on the Homestead, This Happened: 2nd Goat Born

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Meet the newest member of the Dodrill Hill barnyard – Rooster! Pearl FINALLY had her first kid a little after midnight. I worried and stressed over all the things that can and often do go wrong during goat births for the past month, but my sweet Nigerian Dwarf girl did it all on her own! … Read more Today on the Homestead, This Happened: 2nd Goat Born