Last week, we discussed barber pole worms, a major killer of goats and sheep. This week, let’s talk about some ways you can help control livestock parasites in addition to using chemical dewormers.
Mom has taught some of us goats at the farm how to pull a wagon. I haven’t learned because I’m a studly buck, and when I get excited, I sometimes pee on things, like the person holding onto my lead.
Last week, Katy the Alpine goat gave birth to my newest kids. They’re a boy named Ranger and a girl named Rapunzel. They’re cute! Ranger is so colorful that Mom says he’s going to become a working goat and pull her wagon and cart—maybe even go in parades!
Hi Martok, I’m a Pygmy goat wether and my brown coat is rough and turning light orange on my legs and tail! My mom suspects a copper deficiency, but I frequently nibble on a low-protein, loose mineral for goats, which contains copper. …
My question is from Julie Anne Lail who says, “Martok, what can you tell me about the difficulty and equipment that will be going into the Angora goats we are planning to purchase? Will it be difficult to learn how to shear?”