goats

(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 […]

Goat kidding season lessons you need to know (part 3)

I have been fortunate to have very few major problems with my goats. I try very hard to be diligent about timing my kiddings and keeping my kids healthy. Your does need special care also since they are giving so much of themselves to their kids. You should get to know your goats, watching and […]

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