electric fence for goats

How to build electric fence for goats

I’m a farmer myself, one who uses nothing but electric fencing to contain everything from chickens to dogs to cattle. I’m going to explain effective methods, go over specific needs, and talk about unique challenges while helping you build the right fence for your goats. There are many benefits of keeping goats around your homestead, …


brisket bark


Whether you’ve done this a few times or you are just starting out, I’ve created this detailed guide for everything you need to know about beef briskets, including what they are, how to smoke them, how to use a seasoning, etc. Here are the areas I’ll be covering: What is a brisket? Types of cooking …


electric cattle fence


When it comes to livestock, specifically cattle, it’s beneficial to build an electric fence to prevent escape attempts while also protecting those cattle from dangers outside the barrier; cars, coyotes, etc. Having an electric fence comes with numerous advantages. With electric wire fences, you not only have a physical barrier but also a psychological barrier. …


goat fence ideas


Fence repairs can become a common routine when keeping goats. Goats are curious animals, constantly attempting escape regardless of whether or not it’s intentional. It’s almost too easy for them to test a fence and break it down in the process of trying to scratch themselves or simply get out, making it frustrating and a …


selling meat goats

Where to sell meat Goats

Goats are the fastest growing animal agriculture enterprise in the United States. There is a high demand for goat meat, commonly referred to as chevon or mutton. It is outpacing domestic farmers and is being imported to North America at a rate of over $220 million a year. This is a $220 million opportunity for the …


boer meat goats

The health benefits of goat meat

With goat meat making up over 60% of red meat consumed worldwide, it’s no surprise that the demand for goat meat is on the rise here in the United States. As a nation, we import over $30 million in goat meat annually, with over half of that coming from Australia. What is a surprise is how …


Cattle Water Trough

Function over Form

The way something works is more important than the way something looks. Take a look a this water trough setup… smh, but it works Watch Video Here

day on the farm

A Day on The farm

Ever heard the saying “if you find something you love to do you’ll never work again a day in your life”? I don’t agree that you’ll never work again. I love the farm, but it’s work! And since animals are living, breathing beings, it takes work EVERY SINGLE DAY. They don’t take a day off …


How we Farm

HOW WE FARMIt’s fairly simple, really. We let our animals be animals. Cows eat grass, chickens eat bugs, grass, and corn, and we eat beef and chicken.​We don’t worm our cattle or give them any other preventative medication. We rarely supplement their diet with anything other than minerals (kelp and salt). In the winter when …


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