Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Livestock Management

    November 15, 2018
    The dead of winter is rapidly approaching, and this could mean doom and gloom for your livestock. If proper steps are taken to manage their health, shelter and nutrition, however, your animals can survive the winter with minimal strife.
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  • Entertaining Goats

    April 1, 2018
    Goats are curious, intelligent and more than a little mischievous, qualities that can quickly get them into trouble if they feel bored. Fortunately, there are many creative and easy ways of entertaining goats to help them exercise their natural inventiveness and ingenuity without pesky problems.
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  • Preparing your Goats for the Winter Months Ahead

    October 1, 2014
    Autumn is a good time to make sure everything is in tiptop shape for the cold weather that’s just around the corner.
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  • The Circular Health Check for Goats

    February 1, 2014
    An important part of properly caring for your goats is being able to distinguish when they’re unhealthy and need some extra care. Many ailments can be caught and then treated by performing a simple visual inspection of your animal with the Circular Health Check about once a week.
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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    June 1, 2013
    Some people think goats can practically feed and care for themselves. But goats need care and attention, especially in summer. Here are some tips: Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more.
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  • Starting Young Nursing Lambs on Feed

    March 1, 2013
    Transitioning very young lambs over to feed is critical to growth rate and show ring success. Here’s a method that has been used successfully by many breeders.
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  • Preparing for the Birth of Baby Goats

    September 1, 2012
    Making sure a doe is in good health and good body condition before she gives birth is one of the best ways to ensure healthy kids. Here are a few tips. Good Nutrition Ideally, you should start thinking about nutrition even before you breed your goat.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Goat Enthusiasts

    August 1, 2012
    Some people think goats are low maintenance. But successful goat owners know it takes a lot of care to keep goats healthy and happy, especially in hot weather. Here are some tips to help you keep your goats cool and comfortable this summer: Position water containers in the shade.
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