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Soap Making Oil Chart
Soap Making Oil Chart
May 26, 2019 . · Soapmaking

In creating a soap making oil chart, I am hoping to clear up some confusion regarding which are the best oils for soap making. Different oils have different fatty acid content and give different properties to the finished soap. Read More

Can You Make Goat Milk Soap Without Handling Lye?
Can You Make Goat Milk Soap Without Handling Lye?
May 25, 2019 . · Soapmaking

The idea of making goat milk soap without handling lye is certainly appealing, but the truth is that somewhere along the line, someone has had to use lye in order … Read More

Goat Journal May/June 2019
Goat Journal May/June 2019
April 24, 2019 . · Magazine Previews

The May/June 2019 issue of Goat Journal is now available! Subscribe for valuable stories on banding goats, rotational grazing, weaning goats, and more! Read More

Weed Eating Goats Tackle a Noxious Problem
Weed Eating Goats Tackle a Noxious Problem
May 23, 2019 . · Ownership

This is the secret life of weed eating goats. Imagine being trained to love a certain food. You start at home as a kid eating it with your mother. Later … Read More

Chicken Behavior Shows Your Birds May be Smarter Than You Think
Chicken Behavior Shows Your Birds May be Smarter Than You Think

By Christine Heinrichs – As your chickens scratch for food and jockey for position in the social order, you can see that chicken behavior is purposeful. They respond to changing conditions, … Read More

How to Decrystallize Honey
How to Decrystallize Honey

Every so often someone asks me how to decrystallize honey. Now, they don’t use those exact words. Usually, the conversation goes something like this. “Um, I’m not sure what happened … Read More