Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Buying a Dairy Goat - Part 1

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Dairy Goat

Considerations for you to ponder before becoming a dairy goat owner.
  1. What is the life span of the goat you are about to purchase.
  2. Who will milk your goat when you're gone for a weekend?
  3. What breed or size of goat should I purchase?
  4. What type of goat enclosure will be required?
  5. What plan do you have for feeding schedules & feeders?
  6. Do you have access to quality roughage - hay?
  7. What can you provide for a shelter from the elements?
  8. Do you have a milking stand?
  9. What will you use for a fresh water supply?
  10. What equipment will you use to milk your goat?

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