Raising Dairy Goats

Raising Goats

Raising Goats

Kidding season and baby goats are the best part about raising dairy goats. Learn how we give our dairy goats the healthiest start possible.
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Dairy Goats and Hay

Dairy Goats and Hay

Hay is essential to maintain a healthy dairy goat herd. Learn about how to meet the hay needs of your dairy goats to keep them happy and healthy.
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 Which is better - Dairy Goats or Dairy Cows?

Which is Better - Dairy Goats or Dairy Cows?

People ask me all the time why I chose to raise dairy goats instead of dairy cows. There are two main reasons - the milk itself and the animals themselves. After owning and milking a Jersey cow, it quickly became obvious that our family much preferred goats for many of the following reasons.
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Coccidia Prevention

Coccidia Prevention

Coccidia is a parasite that infects the intestinal tract of animals. If the count becomes too high in dairy goats it can eventually cause serious health problems. Find out how we practice Coccidia prevention in our dairy goat herd.
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Goat care summary

Goat Care Summary

Our dairy goats are as much a part of our business as they are a part of our family. Learn how we take care of our dairy goats so they live the happiest and healthiest lives possible.
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How to disbud goats

How to Disbud Goats

Dairy goats naturally have horns. At Goat Milk Stuff, we disbud our goats for their safety. Find out our process of disbudding here. 
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Aquila Acres

Aquila Acres

Here at Goat Milk Stuff, we raise our Alpine dairy goats under the herd name Aquila Acres. Find out the backstory to how this herd name was chosen.
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worming goats

Worming Goats

Worms in goats are a natural part of owning dairy goats. Find out about this natural phenomenon and how to prevent this problem in your dairy goat herd.
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2018 Baby Goat Births on Facebook Live

2018 Baby Goat Births on Facebook Live

In 2018, we Facebook Live'd most of the Alpine dairy goat births during kidding season. Watch the videos and meet the new baby goats here.
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CAE in Goats

CAE in Goats

CAE stands for Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis. It is a virus that affects dairy goats and not humans. Learn about CAE and how we practice CAE prevention in our dairy goat herd.
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which goat breed?

Which Goat Breed?

Here at Goat Milk Stuff, we have chosen to raise Alpine dairy goats as our main goat breed. Discover why we decided to use Alpine goats as our source of healthy goat milk.
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feeding dairy goats

Feeding Dairy Goats

There is no "right way" to feed dairy goats. The option you choose may depend on where you live and what is available in your area. Discover what our milking Alpine dairy goats are fed to keep them healthy and milking well.
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