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Tagged With: dairy

Everything You Need to Know About Breeding, Birthing, Milking, and Caring for Goats

As most of you know, we’ve leapt with both feet into the world of goat ownership. The most interaction I’ve ever had with a goat prior to this was petting them at the State Fair. But how hard can it be, right? Yeah, sure. I’ve been reading like a mad person and discovering just how … Continue reading »

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Its OK to Go with Plan B on the Homestead

Any farmer, gardener, or homesteader will be the first to tell you things don’t always go as planed. You can plan and prepare and research and build and set up and think everything is perfect and ready to go, but then something will happen to throw those plans right down the drain. One of the … Continue reading »

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The Must Have List When Getting Your First Cow

We’re getting a cow. We’re actually getting two cows. Well, technically we’re getting a bull calf and a heifer or cow. The bull is coming home with us on Saturday. The heifer or cow will be arriving hopefully this spring or summer. (A heifer is a female cow that has not given birth yet.) The … Continue reading »

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