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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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Live Q&A Replay: Goat grazing plans and portable electric fence challenges

June 12, 2022

This week’s Live Q&A Replay focuses on grazing plans, stocking density and portable electric fencing challenges.

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electric fence training for goats

How to train goats to electric fence

May 26, 2022

Goats + electric fence. It doesn’t need to be complicated. Yes. I said it. It’s true. You can effectively use electric fence with goats. With a little bit of work at the beginning of the grazing season, it can work. Importance of good goat fence When I tell people I raise goats, the first thing […]

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Perimeter fence for goats

October 26, 2021

As we got started raising goats it was important for us to have a fencing set up for our goats that was secure (as it can get for goats) so we don’t have to be always monitoring it’s effectiveness. We have a lot going on in our lives outside of the “farming” part of the farm.

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Goatober Farmer Profile: Laura and Lee Hazeltine

October 25, 2021

Meet Laura and Lee Hazeltine of Integrazers in Northern California. Integrazers is a vegetation management business, running sheep, goats and cattle. In addition to the wildfire prevention work they do with their livestock, they also market their lamb and goat meat commercially. I’ve enjoyed see the work Laura, Lee and their team of shepherds do on Instagram.

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Goatober Farmer Profile: Fiona Harrar

October 19, 2021

Meet Fiona Harrar, livestock manager for Premier 1 Supplies in Iowa. I’ve gotten to know Fiona and the other farm managers at Premier 1 through Instagram. I love this equipment supplier has a working, experimental farm to test and use its products for sheep and goats. Name: Fiona Harrar Farm: Premier Experimental Farms Location: Southeast […]

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Goatober Farmer Profile: Ben Habig

October 14, 2021

Meet Ben Habig of Habig Livestock in Parker County, Texas. I connected with Ben through Instagram and love seeing him rotationally graze his goats in Texas. And, not to mention he only uses TWO STRANDS OF POLYWIRE with his herd of 100 goats. He also has a growing YouTube channel as well.

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Goatober Farmer Profile: Laura and Lee Hazeltine

October 13, 2021

Meet Laura and Lee Hazeltine of Integrazers in Northern California. Integrazers is a vegetation management business, running sheep, goats and cattle. In addition to the wildfire prevention work they do with their livestock, they also market their lamb and goat meat commercially. I’ve enjoyed see the work Laura, Lee and their team of shepherds do on Instagram.

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Electronetfece

Using electronet fencing with goats

October 4, 2021

When we graze outside of our permanent pastures, it’s important we have a fence system we trust. That’s why we use electronet in our woods, fields and other areas that do not have existing fence. – Leslie Svacina, farmer, Cylon Rolling Acres The netted fence gives me piece of mind when rotationally grazing our goats […]

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