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…
After your goats have their kids. Here are some important tips to care for the doe and the kids.
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.
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.
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.
Cowboy’s waxed cotton ropes. When you are branding a large herd of cattle it takes every hand you can get, right down to the smallest buckaroo. For most ranch families, working cows means many long days of hard work.
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.
After talking with many homesteaders I found one of the things they struggle with the most is time. My son always says “I ran out of day!” I think we would find this problem with homesteaders, farmers, ranchers, parents and many other people on any given day.
How to make a bum bar for baby goats and sheep.
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.