September 23, 2023
Keeping your goats warm and ensuring their well-being is a top priority as winter weather sets in for the season.
September 15, 2023
Choosing the right electric fence charger, selected for your fencing needs, along with the set up is important in making it truly effective.
August 9, 2023
Access to water is critical for your goats, but it can be also time consuming to fill waters on a regular basis. This blog covers three options for goat waters that can be used during the summer grazing summer or winter. 1. Rotational grazing water system with a pipeline The above ground black poly pipeline […]
July 21, 2023
Understanding the goat gestation period is important for successful and healthy pregnancies.
July 7, 2023
While often overlooked as a pasture legume, Birdsfoot Trefoil is an excellent option to consider given it’s forage quality, long stand life, and antiparasitic traits.
June 9, 2023
Learn how to test an electric fence and troubleshoot grounding and conductivity issues when your electric fence is not working.
June 3, 2023
When getting started with raising goats, one of the most common questions that comes up is how many goats per acre can I raise?
May 31, 2023
Email marketing: It’s a term that strikes fear in the hearts of so many farmers and ranchers I’ve met. With a million things to do each day, taking the time to sit down and craft and send out an email can feel like an understandably daunting task.
January 3, 2023
One of my absolute favorite things to talk about (and something I always get a lot of questions about) is bale grazing and how we make it work with our goats and sheep. Wisconsin winters bring heavy snowfall which means that at a certain point we can no longer rely on stored forage. That’s where […]
December 27, 2022
On this week’s Q&A session I’m answering your questions about bale grazing sheep and goats including where you can bale graze in your pasture, how to manage the quality of hay while bale grazing, and how long it takes to see results.
December 11, 2022
When it comes to grazing, there are so many different methods and methodologies that you can fall down a serious rabbit hole researching and trying to understand them all. And of course, that’s not factoring in the necessary switch in routine that has to happen during winter. Here in Wisconsin we get heavy snowfall during […]
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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