Having a goat first aid kit set up in a cupboard ready to go reduces a lot of stress when you are dealing with a sick or injured animal as everything you need is there together. I suggest you assemble these things and create a kit and keep it somewhere handy. This isn’t just a goat first aid kit, you can use these things for most animal situations, and humans too.
In general small numbers of fleas, lice or mites seldom cause any issue, but given the right conditions, their populations will explode exponentially.
Fermenting grain is a fantastic way to save money and increase the health of your stock. Fermentation has been used for hundreds of years in food preparation and preserving. If you have ever eaten cheese, yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut, sourdough, vinegar, beer or wine you have had fermented foods. Continue reading “How Fermenting Grain Can Save You Money and Increase Stock Health”
I thought we could do with a weekly update on what is going on around the homestead. This week has been a week of new arrivals. Very exciting!