Earlier this week, we talked about how to keep your chickens safe in the winter, but they're not the only ones who need special attention. If you're keeping goats, they need a little TLC too, in order to stay happy, healthy, and strong through the cold months.
Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more. Fresh, clean water should be available at all times, especially for pregnant and nursing does. Water is essential to bucks and wethers for proper maintenance of their urinary tracts.Place water containers in the shade if possible.
Well, for starters they don’t eat tin cans and newspaper, I can assure you! Whether you’re looking to own a goat, or you’re just generally curious about goats, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Weed ’em & Reap, I consider myself somewhat of an expert on goats.
By Natasha Lovell – Typical goat hoof trimming should be completed every two to three months, and is a critical component of caring for goats.