Colostrum is the first mothers milk for any animal. It is important for the baby to have this first milk if the animal is to survive. For calves it is important and after researching this is what I have discovered.
Grafting a calf onto another cow is sometimes necessary. Losing a calf is disappointing at the least. Not only because it is your lively hood but because you hate to lose those baby calves. But sometimes no matter how hard you try it just happens.
When working with my animals I have people ask me “Do you use your natural remedies on your goats and your other pets?” The answer is yes. Is your pets behavior caused by emotions?
I love to raise animals here on our farm, but there are a few things I don’t like. Not because it is hard but it is just a part of raising animals that I don’t like.
When it comes to feeding an animal there are many variations to decide the amount of feed to give them daily. Here are a few tips to think about when you are deciding how much to feed your goat.
Raising bottle calves may sound simple but there are a few things that are handy to know before you get started, and even after you have brought your calf home.
Fall is here and it is time to start new projects to prepare for winter. Here are some tips to help you get started on your homestead preparations.
After your goats have their kids. Here are some important tips to care for the doe and the kids.
I love baby goat kids, but I hate disbudding them. It seems like in farming there is always something you really don’t like to do. I guess you have to do the things you don’t like, so you can still have the fun and enjoy the rest. My really good friend dis-budded the babies for…
Got Milk? Tips for great tasing goats milk. I love goats milk. When I first got my goats my family turned their nose up at the milk. Since we had a house full of kids we went through a lot of milk.