Kidding and calving can be hard on an animal. Giving birth can wear an animal out, and You will find your goats become more susceptible to worms after giving birth. We decided heading into our births to boost our goats minerals, make sure they were at optimum health going into the birth. However we did […]
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Over a year ago we bought goats for our new homestead. Homesteading is a long game and everything you want to grow and produce takes a while. In the case of these goats over a year till we could get our first cup of milk. First off the goats needed to be old enough to […]
Lacy, our nubian goat, was it labor. That was clear. The pacing, the arching, laying down and getting back up trying to get comfortable. All were signs that she was getting closer and closer to having kids. But something wasn’t right. As time passed progress was slow, and Lacy was uncomfortable. K and I have […]
In this video Accountant Mike and Aust discuss 3 ways to profit from your Homestead. What is a profit? Profit : a financial gain, especially the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something. 2 – advantage; benefit. TO BE PROFITABLE SOMETHING MUST PRODUCE MORE THAN IT CONSUMES […]
After experimenting all spring long on my cow fencing setup today I am back at the fencing building a new paddock. I have been building this cow pasture fencing very slowly, one paddock at a time. This is very much on purpose. I have learned that when you are new to a farm or farming […]