The Little Hen That Could

One of the things that I love most about having a farm is watching the wonders in nature that you can’t find anywhere else. Spring is my favorite time of year and that’s because it is a time of birth: the plants are coming back to life, seeds are sprouting, and animals are having babies. […]

(Almost) Stress Free Goat Kidding

One of the greatest joys of raising animals is to watch new life come into the world. I don’t want to ruin the magical moment by being stressed out, but want to enjoy it. Although I know that it’s almost impossible to be “stress-free”, kidding can be rewarding and less anxious with just a few […]

Yearly Care for your Dairy Goat Simplified

Raising animals should not be stressful and confusing; it should be fun and fulfill a need. My dairy goats show as much love to me as I do to them, plus they give us milk for all types of uses. Caring for them needs to be simple because we are busy, but it needs to […]

How we get more Does than Bucks born from our Goats

There’s no doubt about it, when it comes to dairy goat breeding most everyone is looking forward to their bred does giving birth to doelings not bucklings. Many consider a successful season if they have at least half doelings born. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a “successful” year each year? Is there really a […]

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