All hoofed animals are susceptible to fungal and bacterial infections of the hoof. Horses often suffer from mud fever, greasy heels, and thrush, while our cloven-hoofed friends –
Homesteaders have a healthy respect for goats and appreciate their hardiness, versatility, and ability to eat practically anything. That’s only the half of it, though. Goats are incredible
For years my husband, Brad, and I idly dreamed about moving to the country. We wanted the space and the quiet for us, and our very active dogs.
So, what is a wether goat? A wether goat is a buck or buckling that has been castrated or, to put it bluntly, had its testicles removed. While
How to trim goat hooves is one of those useful things to know when you’re raising goats on a homestead or farm. Not only does it save you
You have probably seen dozens of videos by now of goats bouncing around, climbing, and generally being silly. Naturally playful, goats make delightful companions – but they need
You knew you were pregnant when you started craving sour cream Pringles dipped in Nutella, but your goat won’t show such obvious signs. Even a growing belly isn’t
This is your complete guide to the best animals for small farm and homestead! These are some of the best animals to raise when you’re just starting out,