The Essentials of Caring for Pregnant and Nursing Goats
If you plan to breed your goats, it helps to know what special care pregnant and nursing does need. Understanding the labor and delivery process can help you know when to call in the vet and when to let nature take its course.
If you want to breed your goats, it helps to know about goat breeding behavior. Some goats can breed or be bred when they're as young as two months old, although the majority are not fertile until four [more…]
To breed goats, you have to recognize when a doe is in heat and when a buck is in rut. Some signs that your goats are ready for breeding are more obvious [more…]
If you have goats as part of your green, sustainable lifestyle, you might want to breed them. Pregnant goats require some special considerations even if the pregnancy is normal. Here are some conditions [more…]
To make your goat's kidding go more easily and protect both dam (mother) and kids, you need to take certain precautions before the big event. Here are some tips for having a successful kidding season. [more…]
Your goats are likely to be fine giving birth without assistance, but after they kid, there are some things you can do to help the doe and her kid get off to a good start. The first thing to do when a [more…]