Shelter

Shelter

Like fencing, shelter can be as elaborate and costly or as minimalist and economical as you want it to be. While we have a big huge old fashioned barn, I prefer to shelter my goats in small shelters, often made of upcycled materials. How Much Indoor Space Do My Goats Need? From my own experience,…

Microchips

Microchips

Let’s talk about microchips. The general belief is that they are a benign way to permanently identify an animal. They are required in animal registries, cities, rescues, etc. and most folks have no idea there is another story lurking beneath the surface. A few years ago, one of the major chip brands was sued with…

Fencing

Fencing

Before you buy goats, you’ll want to have a minimal infrastructure in place – a fenced “home” area and a good shelter.  It’s fine to build the rest as you go, just be sure you have a solid place to bring them home to.  Goats are much harder to keep in when they first arrive…