Take the yuck out of goat’s milk: These tips for milking your backyard goats will help keep your homegrown milk safe and delicious.
Whether you want to keep urban farm animals as a hobby or to make some extra cash, these are the ones you need to consider.
The idea of home-raised bacon might seem like a dream come true, but are you up for the reality of raising pigs in the city?
There are a lot of advantages to using goats as packers that horses and mules can't offer.
Your backyard livestock have more to offer than eggs and milk: They can provide fertilizer for your garden, as well.
Plan ahead to keep you and your urban livestock safe in the event of a natural disaster.
Goats are much more finicky eaters than is commonly believed. Follow our goat-diet guide to keep your goats healthy.
Although some goats are convinced they can fend for themselves, don’t let them fool you — they still need your love and attention.
Your goats’ health can suffer if not properly managed. Here’s a run-down of some common goat illnesses you need to know.
Use these quick facts to better understand how your goats operate.
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