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pasture for goats

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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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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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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Can you still practice regenerative agriculture in the winter?

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.

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Regenerative agriculture: it’s the foundation of what we do on the farm

January 6, 2022

For our goat farm, regenerative agriculture is really at the core of everything we do.

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Bale grazing: Good for the soil, pasture + livestock

November 17, 2021

Now that we’re in the in between stages with grazing and the full, on set of winter, we’ve begun to feed hay to our meat goats.

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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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Transitioning into fall forage and supplementing

October 11, 2021

To make sure our goats and sheep are getting the nutrients they need we supplement each group with Purina’s Accuration high-fat tub.  It’s a protein block with fat, vitamins and minerals to help balance nutrient deficiencies in fair quality forages.

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Pasture for meat goats

September 16, 2021

When I looked to find the best combination of pasture diversity for our farm and species of livestock, it was hard to find examples specifically for meat goats.

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