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using goats to clear up weeds around the garden

Gardening with Goats

Goats are so useful for a variety of jobs around the homestead. And one that is incredibly helpful is in the garden. I’m sharing our best ways to get started with gardening with goats. How to Use Goats in the Garden We’ve been using our goats to help us with some big tasks like brush …

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Raising Boer Goats

Boer Goats makes a great addition to the homestead for a variety of reasons. It is a popular choice as a meat breed of goats. And Boers are also often preferred for showing or for 4-H projects. Disclosure: Boots & Hooves Homestead may earn a commission for purchases made after clicking links on this page. …

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Are Goats Browsers or Grazers?

Are Goats Browsers or Grazers? Goats are different from other types of livestock. Goats naturally love to eat and clear up weeds and brush before they eat grass. This makes a huge difference in saving time and money when it comes to running things around our homestead. As soon as the weather is warm enough …

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mama and baby goat snuggling in the barn

Raising Goats for Beginners

Raising goats can be quite rewarding and pretty entertaining. There are a few things that are necessary for keeping goats healthy and happy. Whether your intentions are to raise goats for dairy, meat, fiber, or to raise goats as pets, this post will help you get started.  Disclosure: Boots & Hooves Homestead may earn a …

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