Raising goats as pets not just livestock
Knowing how to disbud a goat kid is an important part of owning and showing goats. It is pretty simple, although not something that you ever enjoy.
A very special goat, who taught me to love dairying, gave me inroads to help the neighborhood children with their troubles, and became a curiosity in my little community.
A photo-and-text tour of a typical goat-milking session on a small, Colorado family farm. A pleasant, fun time.
Breed profile and history of the lovable African Pygmy Goat.
Keeping a male goat for a pet or for breeding
Is it that time of year? The snow is on the ground and the kids are about to drop, be prepared to know what to do and how to do it when those babies enter the world!
This is my story of the fun I had in the days when I had a pet goat named Trixie, and some of the amusing experiences owning a goat brought into my life.
There is very important genetic material in each of the meat goat breeds. Each breed needs to be promoted and improved so they can contribute to the genetic base of our commercial meat goat herd.
The breed profile and history of the charismatic Nigerian Dwarf Goat.