Kidding season is one of the most exciting, mysterious, and worrying times of the year for a goat rancher. The pregnant does seems to transform overnight from plump, mischievous nymphs into swollen, waddling matrons. And there are so many unknowns! Like most mammals, does are most vulnerable during and after the birth process. Mechanics in … Continue reading Kidding season underway!
Breeding and selling decisions impact your herd..
Naming goats is either a chore or an art. In registered goats, there aren't too many rules for how you name your goats, other than having a maximum length and not repeating a name. The official name contains the herd prefix and the name, which is the legal name of the goat. It's a birth certificate … Continue reading Nomenclature