Ways to Use Goat Milk – Making Money on the Homestead

There are so many ways of using goats milk other than just drinking it, cereals or milk shakes.  Did you know that goat milk is easier to digest than regular a1 milk.  I posted a blog a while back on making goat milk soap but there is so much more that you can do with it.  […]

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Goat Milk Soap – Good For Your Skin

We all know that goats provide a source of meat and milk for consumption.  However, Did you know that raw goats milk is also good for your skin?  It can help those who have psoriasis and eczema.  Goats milk has alpha-hydroxy acids that helps remove dead skin. Goats milk contains lots of vitamins.  It is […]

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What a Family of 4 Really Needs For a Self Reliant Homestead

Starting a homestead is an exciting and beautiful thing, so much so that many can go over board on animals and find that it is too much for them to maintain.  This article will focus on just looking at your family needs without getting too excited and going over board.  So what does a family […]

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Goats vs Sheep

Goats and sheep can both be kept as livestock in the homestead for meat and milk.  Goat meat is less in calories, cholesterol and saturated fats than beef, pork, lamb and chicken.  It is also higher in protein and iron than beef. Goats are more profitable than sheep meat because it is in higher demand.  […]

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Are you thinking of Goats for Dairy?

If you have never tried goats milk, maybe it time.  When considering how much space you have for live stock on your homestead, you might begin to lean towards goats for dairy.  Here is just some information I have gathered to help you decide. Benefits: Less space – 2 to 10 goats per acre Less […]

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