There are a lot of different breeds of goat out there and life expectancy varies depending on the breed, although in general, domesticated goats live between 10 and 15 years on average. There are various factors, apart from the breed, which can affect the lifespan… Read More »How long do goats live?
As a goat owner, there are a variety of reasons to learn about the anatomy of your chosen herd, depending on your reasons for raising them in the first place (breeding, dairy, wool production, etc.). Whatever your reason for keeping them, understanding goat anatomy is… Read More »Goat Anatomy
Are you on the market looking for the best goat dewormer? Well, consider yourself lucky because you’ve landed at the right platform to seek advice! While goats are sturdy creatures, they have a strong immune system to shrug off common illnesses common in other animals.… Read More »Goat Dewormers: Top 6 Goat Wormers & All You Should Know
What are they? The udder, or mammary system is a very valuable part of any doe. Even if she isn’t a dairy doe, or being kept for milk it is crucial for raising the doe’s kids, and the health and overall function of the goat’s… Read More »Goat udders – Everything You Need To Know
Most goat owners prefer to castrate all young males which are not going to be kept for breeding purposes. We will talk about the advantages and disadvantages of doing this and take a look at the two most popular methods of doing so. We will… Read More »Castrating Goats And The Art Of Banding
We don’t recommend this procedure for any mature goat. One of our colleagues had such an operation performed after her daughter lost her temper with a doe that was following her, slapped the animal and (entirely by her own fault) impaled her hand on one… Read More »Dehorning Mature Goats