Raising Goats for Farm-Fresh Dairy

Read a homesteader's guide to raising goats, including information on feeding, housing and milking goats as well as facts on goat breeds.



Nubian Goats
Raising goats, such as this Nubian Ibex kid, is often underrated.
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Milking a goat is far easier than milking a cow. Notice the 4-quart milk pail is partially covered to help keep milk clean.
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A one-month-old Nubian goat.
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Two pens for kids or maternity ward. A three-fourths inch wire mesh floor tacked to 1-by-2 foot wooden frame and laid over cement floor keeps bedding in kid pens fresh longer.
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A 22-month-old Nubian Goat.
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