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Working chute for goats

November 17, 2022

We recently invested in a working chute for our herd of meat goats. The handling system we chose is a portable chute from Sydell. We chose this working chute because we raise our goats and sheep on pasture with rotational grazing and needed a portable handling system option.

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Raising Goats

bale grazing results

Bale grazing results with goats

October 6, 2022

Every winter we feed our goats and sheep by bale grazing in our pastures, by feeding round bales of hay outside directly on the ground. I’m always impressed with how quickly I can see results from bale grazing just from one season.

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Grazing Meat Goats

Yoga save this farmer

October 4, 2022

Four years ago I wasn’t in a good place. I was struggling. I’m not sure if many outside my immediate family sensed anything was off.

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On The Farm

Live QA how much does it cost to start a goat herd selecting a buck

How to select a buck + how much does it cost to start raising goats? | Live Q&A Replay

August 31, 2022

How much does it cost to start raising goats? How do I select a buck? | Recent Q&A Topics

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Grazing Meat Goats

New: Raising Meat Goats with Rotational Grazing Online Workshop

July 26, 2022

When I first learned about rotational grazing, I knew right away that’s how I wanted to raise goats. But no one was really doing it, at least in my region. So I dove in and learned how to raise goats on pasture using rotational grazing and regenerative practices. I should say I’m still working on […]

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Grazing Meat Goats

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What’s the best pasture variety for goats? | Live Q&A Replay

July 20, 2022

This Q&A features our approach to pasture for goats, and hay for winter feed for our meat goats.

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Grazing Meat Goats

Can goats be trained to poly wire? One-strand? Two-strand? Live Q&A Replay

June 29, 2022

Live Q&A Topics: Using 1 or 2 strands of polywire with goats. Options for portable goat electric fence for dividing paddocks.

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Grazing Meat Goats

Using an auto feeder with bottle baby goats and fly control on pasture | Live Q&A replay

June 22, 2022

This Live Q&A covered fly control with goats on pasture and using an auto feeder with bottle baby goats.

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On The Farm

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Pack shed upgrade: Installing a screen door

June 21, 2022

Around the farm I’ve been making little changes and upgrades along the way. My most recent one was adding a “screen door/wall” to my pack shed.

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On The Farm

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