January 10, 2023
So many farmers and ranchers who raise meat goats know very little about the meat, largely because of a lack of information widely available.
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 16, 2022
Goats need minerals to help their bodies function properly. Feeding loose minerals can help make sure they’re getting the nutrients needed.
December 14, 2022
The Smart Fence is a great option for portable goats since it is so easy to use.
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.
October 29, 2022
It can be challenging to find grants for farming. Learn how to find funding for your farm, including where to find grants.
October 6, 2022
You can see the results of bale grazing with sheep and goats in less than a year. We will see visible difference the following summer.
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