As kidding season approaches, there is excitement and anxiety around bringing new life to our herds. Ensuring the well-being of both the expecting does and their sweet kids is paramount. Explore our essential tips and insights to support goat moms and kids during this crucial time.
How Winter Impacts Our Older Goats Winter’s icy grip can be a challenging time for everyone, and our beloved old goats are no exception. As goats age, they often develop joint pain and arthritis, making the colder months particularly challenging. Understanding Joint Pain in Old Goats Joint pain and arthritis are common conditions in aging goats. These conditions occur when… Read More
Explore common goat skincare issues & skin conditions during winter. Learn about treatments & prevention for healthier goats.
Some topics come up over and over again on our Holistic Goat Care Group on Facebook. Today we’re covering CDT vaccinations. Here’s what our group members have to say on the matter. CDT or not? Pros and cons. Is it really necessary? Here’s what the folks over at the Holistic Goat Care Group have to say on the matter. The… Read More
When things get busy on the farm, keeping track of everyone’s needs can really get away from you. Tracking hoof trims, deworming, milking, breeding and more can get overwhelming. Did you know that keeping animal records written down in one place can make it all so much easier? If you are like me, then you have trouble remembering all of… Read More
In the ideal world, a goat kidding looks like this: Days on end of listening to baby monitors and watching live streams of your goats over a webcam (Jessica has this camera and Carrissa has this fancier camera) for any sign that kidding is starting. You share photos in Goat Groups on Facebook of the back end of your goat asking “Does she look like… Read More