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What Goat Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Homesteading

What Goat Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Congratulations, you’re sold on goats! But what breed is right for you? There are many options to choose from, so you should select carefully based on your space and needs. The first domesticated goats are descendants of the wild Bezoar ibex (Capra aegagrus). From the Zagros Mountains of present-day...
5 Things to Do With Goat Milk

Homesteading

5 Things to Do With Goat Milk

There are over a billion goats in the world. It’s not surprising that about 65% of the world’s population drinks goat’s milk. The United States is starting to recognize the value of raising goats for dairy production more and more. Goat's milk has many nutritional advantages not found in other...
Why You Need Goats on Your Homestead

Homesteading

Why You Need Goats on Your Homestead

Goats were one of the first animals domesticated by humans, if not the very first. For 10,000 years they've been by our side, feeding us, clothing us, and fertilizing the soil. It’s no wonder people around the world still rely on goats for their primary sustenance. My journey with goats started when...