Hello, Another newbie here with pretty much the same questions.
I am in Northeast MS. Around Tupelo.
I am thinking I may want to get into goat farming.
Now I don't know what kind of goat farming, I would really like to converse with someone from around my area and tell me what and how to farm...
Hello everyone, I am a newbie from Tupelo MS. Area. I have to say this is a wonderful group y'all have here, lots of expertise and knowledge.
For the past 10 years I have heard many times about a meat goat shortage.
I guess I am asking if this is are was true? I am a disabled senior that has...
The only thing I asked for this Christmas was a goat.
I already had two Alpines does that I loved, but I've always been fond of those big floppy ears on a Nubian. After months of researching, I finally found what seemed like the perfect girl. She was gorgeous, the right price, registered, and...
Hello all! I got this goat bred in winter, and she kidded in January. Her condition was decent, not awesome, but not rescue either. I kept her well fed, and milked her fit several months. I noticed her getting a bit skinny, so i decided to stop milking.
Overall I have noted several issues I...
Does anybody have experience with disbudding with local anaesthesia?
Any tips? How hard is it to get the nerve?
And yes, I know lidocaine can be very dangerous in the wrong amounts. We were going to use 1 ml 2% lidocaine with epinephrine diliuted with 3 ml of sterile water. Then divide that into...
Tennessee Meat Goats is probably the most helpful for me, then Fiasco Farms, although FF has some inaccurate information.
I have Goat Medicine, which is HUGE, but I wish it had more pictures and dosages.
What are some other great resources?
I have a Saanen FF who is giving 2 quarts a day.
I also have a FF Nigerian Dwarf who gives a quart a day.
Should I expect an increase in milk production in future years, or is that about as good as it will get?☺