With spring in full swing kidding has begun for most or is getting really close. I watch my goats close at this time. While most goats kid without any issues there may be some problems. But don’t get to stressed, being prepared is the best thing you can do.
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.
How to make natural yeast for baking sounds like a crazy adventure. I guess in all reality you might say you are capturing the natural yeast. Many people have never heard of this concept and it is a little amazing this can be done.
Tips for planting carrots to help your garden become a very rewarding experience. I love to get outside and play in the dirt.
It is always exciting when you look for your garlic in the spring. We look forward to seeing the garlic poke their little leaves through the ground.
Beets are a fairly easy vegetable to grow in the garden. This past summer we had a great crop and decided to pickle them. We have really enjoyed these pickled beets throughout the winter months.
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.