The Dairy Goat Handbook: A Book Review

The Dairy Goat Handbook: For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm by Ann Starbard 192 pages Voyageur Press I borrowed this book from the library in preparation for my first kidding. Although I already have several goat books, I wanted to view as many resources as possible to learn as much as I could in a … Continue reading The Dairy Goat Handbook: A Book Review

The Miracle of Birth: Farm-Style

We have babies!!! I love birth stories so much that I wrote one for a goat! Here's how it happened: (Please note, this post includes graphic pictures of goat labor and delivery.) A month ago our breeder brought one of her pregnant does to live on our farm. Although she's a permanent champion, she is … Continue reading The Miracle of Birth: Farm-Style