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Ask the Expert
September 16, 2019 · · Soapmaking Ask the Expert

Do you have a soapmaking question? You're not alone! Check here to see if your question has already been answered. Read More

The Easiest CBD Soap Recipe
October 14, 2019 · · Soapmaking

In researching for a CBD soap recipe, I found a plethora of information on CBD soap benefits, as well. Here's how to craft it without losing valuable benefits. Read More

Wintering Pigs on Pasture
October 14, 2019 · · Pigs

What could be more fun and exciting than seeing a group of pasture piglets running through the warm, green grass of summer? Not much in my opinion! Read More

Goat Journal November/December 2019
October 10, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

The November/December issue of Goat Journal arrives in-home on October 24th, but Backyard Goats Members can read it now! Read More

Signs of Goat Heat
October 1, 2019 · · Goat Notes

Breeds that cycle year around include fainting goats, Kinder, Boer, Kiko, Nigerian Dwarf, Spanish, Pygmy, and sometimes Nubian goats. Alpine breeds experience heat cycles about mid-summer until the end of the year. Seasonal breeders include Alpine, LaMancha, Oberhasli, Saanen, and Toggenburg goats. Angoras are also seasonal. Read More

Goat Journal September/October 2019
August 21, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

The September/October 2019 issue of Goat Journal is now available! Subscribe for valuable stories on breeding season, predators, 13 goat symptoms you should NEVER ignore, and more! Read More

13 Goat Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Before calling your veterinarian, take note of all goat symptoms and get a temperature reading using a rectal digital thermometer. Read More

Katherine’s Caprine Corner September/October 2019

Katherine Drovdahl MH CA CR CEIT DipHIr QTP answers your questions about swollen teats on bucks, the right age for breeding, and urinary calculi. Read More

Backyard Poultry October/November 2019
September 10, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

The October/November 2019 issue is now available! Subscribe for stories on turkey processing, guinea-chicken hybrids, PLUS a new health feature co-written by a medical professional and a university poultry specialist. Read More

Time to Start Winterizing Chicken Coops

By Robyn Scherer, M. Agr., Colorado Is it time to start winterizing chicken coops? Snowflakes softly fall to the ground, and an icy breeze cuts through the early morning hours. … Read More

LIST: Common Beekeeping Terms You Should Know
October 14, 2019 · · Beekeeping 101

It seems like every hobby comes with its own set of words and sayings. Beekeeping is no exception. I recall the first time I heard an experienced beekeeper talk about her … Read More