Tag: winter livestock tips
Raising Dairy Goats at Wish We Had Acres Farm
How We Got Started Raising Dairy Goats & Tips for Cold Weather Farming
Raising dairy goats in the city may sound like a strange idea. But nothing beats fresh, sweet milk and cheese that can only come from backyard goats. If you want to get a goat, be sure to get plenty of advice from urban dairy farmers beforehand so that you understand how to keep goats and how to get the most out of them. We had the good fortune to meet our mentor goat farmers by happy accident. Here is how we got started raising dairy goats and some tips for keeping goats warm in winter.
Preventing Livestock Water from Freezing
You can use a combination of solar heat absorption and thermal mass to keep livestock water buckets from freezing in the winter. One simple and inexpensive method is insulate a water dish with a discarded tire. Stuff the interior of the tire with bubble wrap. Measure the diameter of the hole […]