There are many factors in deciding on a dairy goat breed for your small farm or operation- size, temperament, life span etc. But perhaps the most important factor for a dairy goat owner is milk production, and not just volume, fat content and protein are equally as important especially for those looking to create gourmet cheeses or soaps.

There are many factors in deciding on a dairy goat breed for your small farm or operation- size, temperament, life span etc. But perhaps the most important factor for a dairy goat owner is milk production, and not just volume, fat content and protein are equally as important especially for those looking to create gourmet cheeses or soaps.

Explains why goat milk and Nigerian Dwarf goat milk in particular is becoming so popular - nutritious, healthy, delicious, convenient, and cost effective.

5 Reasons to Choose Nigerian Dwarf Goats for Milk

Explains why goat milk and Nigerian Dwarf goat milk in particular is becoming so popular - nutritious, healthy, delicious, convenient, and cost effective.

The Easiest Way To Copper Bolus Your Goats and Why You NEED To

Do you Copper Bolus your goats? Do your goats like taking their copper? If not then you definitely NEED to read this Post!

miniature goat OMG so cute! I don't care what brad says I'm buying one and naming him skippy

Pick: Cute Kid Of The Day

miniature goat OMG so cute! I don't care what brad says I'm buying one and naming him skippy

Keep in mind that goats are not built like equine, they can not pull large loads. There is much debate over how   much weight a goat can pull. A good rule of thumb is twice the goats own weight. Remember that part of that weight is the equipment. Heavy harnesses as well as the weight of the cart or wagon should be considered in that weight amount.

Keep in mind that goats are not built like equine, they can not pull large loads. There is much debate over how much weight a goat can pull. A good rule of thumb is twice the goats own weight. Remember that part of that weight is the equipment. Heavy harnesses as well as the weight of the cart or wagon should be considered in that weight amount.

Smart & inexpensive way to make a feeder. Need to make about 5 of these!

Smart & inexpensive way to make a feeder. Need to make about 5 of these!

Description of the steps that should be taken in caring for the goat kids and doe after the doe freshens via Better Hens and Gardens

Basic Goat Care After Kidding

Description of the steps that should be taken in caring for the goat kids and doe after the doe freshens via Better Hens and Gardens

It�s a good idea to clip goats in springtime � it gets rid of the excess hair before summer�s hot weather, makes the goat a �bad� place for lice to hangout, and gives them a nice neat appearance (so everyone can see what the goat really looks like). But, the goats don�t necessarily appreciate the �

Clipping Goats

It�s a good idea to clip goats in springtime � it gets rid of the excess hair before summer�s hot weather, makes the goat a �bad� place for lice to hangout, and gives them a nice neat appearance (so everyone can see what the goat really looks like). But, the goats don�t necessarily appreciate the �

When keeping goats, it is important to keep their hooves trimmed. Here are a few pointers on how to trim your goat's hooves.

Hoof Trimming - How to Trim Your Goats Hooves -

When keeping goats, it is important to keep their hooves trimmed. Here are a few pointers on how to trim your goat's hooves.

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