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The Thrifty Homesteader: Goats in winter

Many people worry about whether their goats will be okay during the winter. Do your goats need an insulated, heated barn to survive?

7 Reasons Why You Should Get a Goat

Should you get a goat? There has been a rise in the urban farming and organic homestead movements in recent years.

Provides a goat starter list that those starting out with goats should consider having on hand - via Better Hens and Gardens

Goat Starter List

goat = cabra :) Provides a goat starter list that those starting out with goats should consider having on hand - via Better Hens and Gardens

OMG, this is so helpful!  It is always so confusing on what to do and how often.

A Natural Goat Dewormer {that works

If there's anything that will scare you away from owning goats.It's the thought of a worm infestation inside your cuddly goats. A natural goat dewormer.

Over the past year or two, I’ve noticed an increasing amount of advice directing goat breeders to routinely intervene in the births of every goat. Not only is this unwarranted, but the risks far outweigh the benefits because it can result in infection or a ruptured uterus or even hurting the kid. A friend recently …

Goat birthing: Patience is a virtue

Did you know only of goat births require intervention? Read my latest post and learn when intervention is necessary during the goat birthing process.

Goats for Sale - 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Goats, Plus Questions to Ask Your Goat Breeder, Red Flags to Watch For, and Reasons to Buy Registered Goats

Goats for Sale - 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Goats

Six mistakes to avoid when buying goats, how to find a breeder, and when to walk away from a bad deal. I share my story about buying goats.

Wooden lawn furniture, some planks, some old tires, and a tree stump.... Ideas are a'brewing!

Wooden lawn furniture, some planks, some old tires, and a tree stump. A jungle gym for goats

How to keep your goats healthy this winter... I will need to know this one day :)

How to keep your goats healthy this winter

mothernaturenetwork: “How to keep your goats healthy this winter They may be hardy but they still need adequate shelter. (And some hot water.) ” Keep your animals warm and safe!

Like water, goats will always find their own level. Unlike water, they always flow UP. As high as possible and the more improbable the better. The garage roof is always a firm favourite, closely fo...

10 things no-one tells you about goats until its too late

Funniest article ever.Mitch, the kids and the dogs chasing the bastard goat around the damn farm things no-one tells you about goats until its too late

Top 5 Dairy Goat Breeds

A list with a few specifics about each breed of 5 breeds: Alpine, Nubian, Golden Guernsey, Nigerian Dwarf, and La Mancha.

pygmy goat house plans

Giving You A good knowledge of pygmy goat care and house plans so you can develop a safe and happy environment for your goats.

Basic Goat Pregnancy Care

Basic Goat Pregnancy Care

Describes the basic goat care needed during the three stages of pregnancy - breeding, early gestation, and late gestation.

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