How To: Choose a boer show goat

Our expert Robert Powell on raising award-winning goats tells you what characteristics make a prize boer goat. He discusses how to gauge these qualities in deciding whether or not to purchase a goat for competition. He also includes tips on how to wash and clip them as well as how to handle your goat to impress the judges.

How To: Raise sheep

In these videos on raising farm animals, learn some of the basic facts about sheep. Our expert naturalist will discuss the major characteristics of this bovine species, including different types of sheep, types and colors of wool, eating habits and digestion (it is a ruminant animal), how to raise and handle a sheep, how to go about buying a sheep of your own, signs of disease, when to shear, how to tell a ewe and a ram apart, and how to breed sheep.

How To: Raise sheep on a farm

In these videos on raising farm animals, learn some of the basic facts about sheep. Our expert naturalist will discuss the major characteristics of this bovine species, including different types of sheep, types and colors of wool, eating habits and digestion (it is a ruminant animal), how to raise and handle a sheep, how to go about buying a sheep of your own, signs of disease, when to shear, how to tell a ewe and a ram apart, and how to breed sheep.

How To: Milk a goat with one hand or two

Why buy a cow, when milking a goat is so easy? This short and sweet video series shows the simple steps of how to milk a goat, covering both the one-handed and two-handed technique. Watch this video tutorial and start milking a goat like a pro in no time.

How To: Keep pests off your outside animals

If you have a variety of animals that call the outside area their home, you may not realize that pests can become a common problem to them. Fleas, ticks, jiggers, etc. can all cause problems with your outdoos animals like goats, dogs, cats, etc. So in this tutorial, you'll get some quick tips for keeping pests off your outside animals. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Herd a goat like the Swiss

Who knows how to herd a goat better than the Swiss? Swiss Miss Stini Arn offers tips on how to keep those goats in line. Learn how to herd goats back home from the Alps (or smaller mountains and hills) and through the city with the help of this simple video demonstration.

How To: Shear a pygora goat

Learn tips on this video from Garden Girl on how to shear your urban livestock. Garden Girl is going to shear a pygora goat. They are a mixture of an angora goat and a pygmy goat. Their unique fiber hand spins into a beautiful yarn.

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