If you intend to sell sheep or goats, you are required to register and tag your livestock with scrapie tags. Here’s what to know about the disease and requirements.
Sheep and goats make excellent livestock for small farms with financial or space limitations, and their products can bring producers some income, too.
Spring is delivery time on the hobby farm, so here are some considerations to make sure you’re ready for livestock birth and the arrival of baby animals.
Hobby farmer Sara Easley tells us how a collection of Nigerian dwarf goats keep things endlessly entertaining at her homestead.
Animals do the hard work of improving pastures and soil health, so choose the right ruminants for the land and native growth you already have.
Follow these steps to protect your goats against shipping fever, a collection of ailments commonly associated with transporting livestock.
When goats are lactating or kidding, their feed needs change, so here are some expert pointers for providing proper nutritional requirements.
You don’t need to break the bank with shelter for your goats, but minding some key considerations will keep your animals happy and healthy.