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Two Nebraska sisters found that small farms and small goats go together
Sisters Calandra and Summer Kosch took over the family farm from their parents near Shelby, Nebraska. The five-acre parcel had been used to raise paint horses, but they were sold off when the parents...
Goats like to browse, but they may also need supplements and balanced feed rations
Given the opportunity, goats will eat just about anything. But that doesn’t mean they should. Goats need good nutrition to be healthy just like any other animal. Susan Schoenian is an...
A young man's milk allergy led to raising 150 dairy goats.
Purdue Extension hosting a webinar for sheep and goat producers 7-9 p.m. EST Dec. 3, 2015.
The Purdue and the Kentucky Extension services will present a live webinar for sheep and goat producers 7-9 p.m. EST Dec. 3. Experts will provide their perspective on small-ruminant health and...
You can get a pretty close estimate of the age of a goat by taking a look at her teeth. Even more important than learning how old the goat is, you'll be able to get an idea how much longer she...
On a small acreage, a herd of goats is much more manageable than dairy cows, and they come with a lot of the same benefits. Goat's milk can be used in dozens of ways! Check out our 7 favorite...
Managing worms in your sheep can be as simple as looking at their eyes
Sheep and goats on pasture are susceptible to a parasite called the “barber pole worm.” It feeds on blood from the animal’s stomach wall, which can result in anemia and other health...
Keep those little Houdinis from escaping
Anyone who raises goats probably has a few ornery ones who think they have the run of the place, and manage to escape from every pen they’re put in. A goat will take every opportunity to get...
Kids and goats make great friends! These adorable photos shared by our readers prove it!
Whether you want to raise goats for milk, meat, or fiber, or simply as pets, there's a breed that fits the bill!