Goat Health: Copper Deficiency

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. …

Angora Goats: Equipment and Shearing

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?”

Teeny, Tiny Miniature Goats

Mom has two new bottle babies. They’re our smallest goats yet! They’re Nigerian Dwarf preemies born 21 days before they were due.

How to Manage Q Fever

Keep your livestock and yourself safe from Q fever with these management tips.

Meet Sweetie, the Pygmy Goat

One of Mom’s friends rescued Sweetie, the Pygmy goat, but now Sweetie needs a home so she’s come to live with us on our farm.

Crazy Goat Lady

I’m going to be in a mini-documentary because my mom is a crazy goat lady! We goats knew that all along. Now because of us, she might be famous.

Calling Goats (and Other Animals)

Our mom isn’t very imaginative when she calls us animals in from the pasture. When she wants the goats and sheep to come in, she hollers, “Goat, goat! Sheep, sheep!”

Homeless Goats

We have two new goats at our house and, boy, are they tiny! They came to live with us because someone threw them away. Can you believe it?!

Mm-mmm, Milk!

When Uzzi and I were little kids, we drank milk from bottles. It was good! Then Mom said we got too old for milk, and we started eating hay instead.