My Goat is Sick What Should I do?

What to Do if Your Goat is Sick A goat that is not feeling well will not be obvious to the casual bystander. Even those who own goats may have difficulty identifying whether their goat is sick or not unless they look for signs of unusual behavior. Identifying that your goat is ill is the first step towards taking the proper course of action to get them healthy again. How to Tell if Your Goat[…]

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Should Chickens eat Corn?

Should Chickens eat Corn? Yes, Chicks need to eat corn to make them healthy. During the process of feeding your chicks, it is normal to get confused by different commercial feeds that are widely available in the market. In turn you may lose your light as to what do chickens eat that will give them with optimal nutrition. Commercial feeds typically come in 3 different types such as mash, crumbles and pellets. Feeds are prepared[…]

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How Chickens Mate?

How chickens mate? If human beings mated like chickens, it would be strange. There is a no romance involved. The interesting thing about being on a farm is that you can witness animals mating, including chicken. However, how exactly do chickens mate? The Chicken Mating Dance Chicken mating begins in a mating dance. The make chicken or the rooster circles a hen while dashing his feet and his wings extended down. It is his method of propositioning the[…]

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Should Chickens Eat Bread?

Should chickens eat bread? Yes, bread is considered as one of the most favorite foods or treats of chickens. Chicks love to eat bread a lot and won’t stop until every bread crumb is gone so as a chicken owner, make sure to give bread in moderation. Chicks are content creatures especially in terms of being fed. You can give them anything to eat. Whatever you give them, they will peck it without complaining. Chicks[…]

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Are Chickens Noisy?

Are Chickens noisy? Everybody knows that roosters crow a chicken cluck, however are you aware that chickens have their own way of communicating each other. This is when you think they are noisy and loud. While it might look like a bunch of cackling and squawking to us, these noises are used to converse some important messages between a flock like beware there is a threat or look what I have found! While a lot[…]

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Should Goats Be Alone?

Should Goats be alone? Goats are herding animals. It simply means that they like to live in groups. You can raise only one goat, but it is highly recommended to keep at least 2 goats. If you are planning to only keep one goat, make sure that dedicate your time and effort to your goat so that the goat will not feel lonely. There are times that goats are contented to live with other types[…]

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Will Chickens Kill Each Other?

Will chickens kill each other? This a common question amongst those who are not familiar about chickens. Chickens brawl for many reasons. Like for instance, two young cockerels from one brood will live as one in perfect harmony till they reach sexual maturity, at that point, normally they start fighting. Will Chicken Kill Each Other? These brawls could become so serious which they harm or even kill each other. Mature cockerels which have never fought[…]

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Will Chickens Eat Mice

Will chickens eat mice – a common question asked by those people who are really interested to know more about the foods eaten by their chicken. Well, chickens are animals that will eat everything and mice are not exempted. Chickens will eat mice, but not always. I have seen mice run right by a chicken and it did not even look twice. I have also witnessed two chickens absolutely destroy a mouse that wandered in[…]

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Should Goat’s Eat Grain?

Should Goats Eat Grains? Grain feeding is a very controversial topic among goat producers. There are many producers out there feed lots of grain to their goat, while some don’t feed any type of grains at all. The choice to feed grains must be based initially on economics, which include marketing benefits known by not feeding grain or through feeding grain. Should Goats Eat Grains? Forage is the natural diet for goat. Goats tend to[…]

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Will Goats Eat Bamboo?

Goats love to eat bamboo. They usually eat the small twigs and the leaves. When the shoots are completely up, you can now let your goats into the plantation to remove the low branches and eat the weeds. Goats seem to gather a notorious image of neglectful carnivores, so it is very important to carefully plan the diet of your goats especially if you are planning to farm these animals for fiber, milk or meat.[…]

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