May 26, 2022
One of the most common questions I get on a regular basis is, “How do I train goats to electric fence?” I can tell you, goats and 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 […]
January 17, 2022
Yes! While it may seem like when everything goes dormant for the season, our work with the farm and the environment around us slows down. That is true, but there are ways we can prepare for winter and during the winter months that still keep the environment, in particular, soil health in mind.
January 6, 2022
For our goat farm, regenerative agriculture is really at the core of everything we do.
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.
September 27, 2021
1. Goats can be trained to electric fence Yes, it is true. Goats can be trained to respect and stay in electric fence. How does it work? Fence training. Then, keep the fence hot at all times, make sure there’s enough pasture to eat, and repeat offenders/troublemakers find new homes. 2. Quick rotations are important […]
March 25, 2015
It’s official. I will now be adding turkey grower to my ever-growing skills as a farmer. Yesterday I placed an order for pullets (baby turkeys) and scheduled the butchering with an area processor that’s now a USDA federally inspected facility. Talk about planning the cycle of life in just a few short minutes!
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