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LaMancha Dairy Goat

The LaMancha dairy goat is one of the most popular breeds in the US. Easily recognized by their ears (or lack there of), the La Mancha is renowned for their gentle disposition and except...

 

5 Tools That Every Goat Owner Should Have

As a new goat farmer, it may seem overwhelming trying to figure out what you need for proper care of your animals. It is always good to prepare for what you need ahead of time but more o...

 

Chaffhaye for Weaning

Young calves and kids will begin chewing on straw, hay or other fibrous materials at a very young age. It is a natural instinct for ruminants to seek out this fiber and begin the develop...

 

Top 5 Dairy Goat Breeds for Small Farms

There are many choices when selecting a dairy goat breed for your small farm. Such factors as: milk production, milk fat content, and temperament are just a few of things to consider whe...

 

4 Tips For Selecting a Dairy Goat

Having preference for a certain goat breed over others does not mean that some breeds are superior to others but an indication that there are as many goat breeds as the needs of the pote...

 

Milking Stats For Dairy Goat Breeds

There are many factors in deciding on a dairy goat breed for your small farm or operation- size, temperament, life span etc. But perhaps the most important factor for a dairy goat owner ...

 

The San Clemente Island Goat’s History

The San Clemente Island (60 miles off the coast of San Diego, CA) goat is one of rarest breeds today. While the exact origin of this rare breed is a little hazy, the most widely accepted...

 

Preventing Toxoplasmosis in Your Goats

What is Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is a disease that causes abortion in sheep and goats. Cats are the main carriers of this protozoan known as Toxoplasma gondii. Cats, pass the oocy...

 

Diatomaceous Earth for Goats

With so many harsh de-wormers on the market, many goat owners have begun looking for alternative methods to deworm their animals. One of the most popular and effective methods for natura...

 

5 Reasons We LOVE Goat Soap

Goat’s are so thoughtful.. after all, what other animal can get you dirty and then produce a substance for you to wash off with? Not quite following? We’re talking goat soap, it smells g...

 

Nigerian Dwarf Goats

These days miniature is in. From tiny phones to compact cars, everyone seems to love the convenience of small! Maybe that’s why the Nigerian Dwarf is such a popular breed. Not only are t...

 

Spotlight: Star Bright Farm

I’ve been feeding Chaffhaye to my goats for 3 years now and I’m very very satisfied with the results. My distributor is Cathy Phaneuf, and she’s such a wonderful lady. I’ve attached a pi...

 

Spotlight: TLC Farms- Lithia, FL

Tanya Cook is the owner of TLC Farms in Lithia, Florida. TLC Farms raises ADGA registered Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats and has been a loyal Chaffhaye user since 2013. Last week we spoke wi...

 

5 Benefits Of Fermented Feed For Your Goats

Most of us have seen the countless yogurt commercials touting the benefits of fermented foods for people, but, did you know that fermented foods are equally as beneficial to your goats? ...