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  1. Goat Management
    Hey folks - I've been keeping goats for the last three years, and have been doing rotational grazing that entire time. Basically, moving their pen once a week and not returning to the same spot for at least six weeks. This is the method I learned from my farming mentor, who's been doing...
  2. Dairy Diaries
    Hi all - I have a weaning question. I currently have three does, and do pasture rotation on a weekly basis. I milk one of them (Patience) daily, and have been since early May 2019. I've read that folks typically wean the kids around 3 months, and sell them or rehome them, etc. However, I kept...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi everyone, I am hoping to get some Nigerian Dwarf goats next spring, and I am planning on having them graze in a portable electric fenced area and them putting them in a permanent shelter at night. What kind of shelter do they need while in the portable fenced area? I am planning on only...
  4. Barnyard Bananza
    Hey all. I have roughly 5 acres of land that I want to put some Nigerian Dwarves on, but I want to use movable pens for rotational grazing instead of letting them run loose in the entire pasture. I'm trying to decide between goat panels and electric netting. Goat Panel Worries: Some of the...
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