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Top 10 Tips For Raising Goats

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Raising goats can be an intimidating prospect for a newbie keeper. Anyone who has raised goats before surely has more than a few stories to tell about their antics. But, with a proper setup and armed with accurate knowledge, keeping goats can be both a rewarding and lucrative proposition. Let me share with you some […]

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All You Need To Know About Goat Breeds

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There are more than 300 different goat breeds roaming in pastures around the globe. They are dairy goats, meat goats, fiber goats, and miniature goat breeds that are all heralded for their various benefits around and offerings. There is no right or wrong goat breed to keep. But, discovering the best goat breed to suit […]

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All You Need To Know About Meat Goats

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Raising meat goats on the homestead offers lean and naturally raised protein for the dinner table and an opportunity to earn some extra cash to funnel back into your sustainable and self-reliant efforts. Owning a large or even medium acreage homestead is unnecessary to keep quality meat goats. The miniature Pygmy goat breed offers the […]

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Raising Goats for Meat

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Many people think of goats as cute little animals that live in the barnyard and eat hay. In reality, goats are versatile creatures that you can use for various purposes on a small farm. This includes raising goats for meat. If you’re thinking about adding goat meat to your farmstead diet or just curious about […]

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The Goat Breed Guide

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There are more than 300 different goat breeds roaming in pastures around the globe.  Dairy goats, meat goats, fiber goats, and miniature goat breeds are all heralded for their various benefits and offerings.  There is no right or wrong goat breed to keep. But, discovering the best goat breed to suit your needs and space […]

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Learn More About Fainting Goats

Learn More About Fainting Goats

Tennessee Fainting goats, or myotonic goats, are often kept as merely entertaining farm pets but are actually bred to be a high-quality meat goats. This American goat breed does not actually faint but merely stiffens up and falls over sideways when startled due to a hereditary condition known as myotonia congenita. Fainting goats are also […]

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Smallest Goat Breed

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The smallest goat breed honors actually belong to two different varieties of goat – the Kinder and the Pygora. Both of these miniature goat breeds were developed from cross-breeding specific established breeds to create a small stature goat that also excelled in producing meat, dairy, or fiber. The Pygora goat is a cross between a […]

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Best Goat Breeds for Homesteading

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Nowadays, people want to live feasibly to obtain food and produce goods on their own. Because of this, more people tend to acquire a homestead and do livestock. Homesteaders make the most out of their acreage as they raise their own meat and dairy products. Some would even raise crops alongside livestock to support and […]

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Raising Goats – A Beginner’s Guide

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Goats are superb multiple-purpose homesteading livestock. They provide meat, milk, and property maintenance. Even if you live on a small homestead, there is enough space to keep Pygmy or Nigerian dwarf goat breeds to help achieve your sustainability goals. In this guide, we will go over many broad topics on goats, how to purchase goats, […]

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Nubian Goats: Everything You Need To Know

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Nubian goats were once primarily raised as dairy goats, but once their superior milk-producing abilities were fully realized this breed soared to the top of the dairy goat breed list.  Even though the vast majority of Nubian goat nannies produce a smaller daily amount of milk than many other top dairy goat breeds, they still […]

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