How to Build a Goat Pen- Everything You Need to Know!

How to Build a Goat Pen- Everything You Need to Know!

You are ready to bring home your first goats! It’s such an exciting time. But, before you can bring your first goats home you need to build a goat pen. So how do you do that? What does your goat pen need? What kind of fencing does it need? What kind of housing?...
6 Easy Pallet Projects for Your Goat Yard

6 Easy Pallet Projects for Your Goat Yard

We love our goats, but building a goat yard can add up in costs! Which is why using free recycled wooden pallets is such a great way to go! Below are 6 super easy pallet projects for your goat yard to help you DIY and cut costs while building your homestead! Most, or...
The Complete Guide to Raising Guinea Fowl

The Complete Guide to Raising Guinea Fowl

When most people hear the word guinea- they are much more likely to think of a guinea PIG not a FOWL. But guinea fowl are gaining in popularity on homesteads and farms all over the country. Helmeted guineas are the most common and popular domesticated guinea. They are...
5 Reasons NOT to Own Guinea Fowl

5 Reasons NOT to Own Guinea Fowl

Guinea fowl can be sort of an exotic addition to a homestead. You will hear many glamorous things about them. Things like: Guinea fowl will eat ticks Guineas will take care of problems like snakes and rats Guineas are easier on the yard than chickens They don’t...
How to Prevent and Treat Coccidiosis in Goats

How to Prevent and Treat Coccidiosis in Goats

Coccidiosis something all goat owners should be aware of. It is a common- and easily prevented and treated- illness in goats, but can have lifelong affects if it is left untreated in your herd.   What is Coccidiosis? Coccidiosis occurs when a goat is infected with...