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Keeping Goats as Companions
Goats have charming personalities, and because of this they can make good pets for people as well as companions for other animals. Pet goats can be messy and picky eaters. Some pet goats help their owners give back to the community by working as therapy...
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All About Pack Goats
However, pack goats are becoming popular as well. Some people even put packs on their Pygmy goats, but only for short hikes. Some time is spent on camp manners — things like not getting into the panniers (packs) or chewing on tents,” says Huffaker.
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Weed-Control Goats
This makes the use of goats an excellent method to control unwanted vegetation without the use of herbicides or heavy equipment. Goats are a natural way to keep weeds under control without the use of herbicides or heavy equipment.
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3 Tips For the Best-Tasting Goat\'s Milk
We've tried so many other chilling methods and this is still our favorite because of its rapid cooling time. The United States alone has several dairy goat associations, and a simple Internet search will provide you with their criteria and rules.
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Goat Stats
Use these quick facts to better understand how your goats operate. Tail: short and bare underneath; usually points upward Ears: hanging or upright, depending on the breed Eyes: rectangular pupil, good night vision.
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Myotonic Goats
They come in many colors, sizes and coat lengths. Level 5 Animal walks relatively normally, although somewhat stiff in the rear and with a swivel at the hip. Some breeders select for extreme stiffness and others don't, but myotonia is the primary hallmark...
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Chicken Vs. Goat Manure: Which Is Best?
Your backyard livestock have more to offer than eggs and milk: They can provide fertilizer for your garden as well. This is especially true of chicken manure, which contains high levels of nitrogen that can burn plants.
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Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
The new growth generally results in a second flush of blossoms.Remember, if you have a gardening question that you would like to suggest for this feature, post it. If you have a question you'd like us to consider, you may pose it in the.
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Ask-a-Gardener: Your Gardening Questions Answered
Please keep in mind this advice from several Clivia society pages. The larvae feed on roots, so removing them is important too. And we know Amaryllis can lose its leaves and then put out new growth from the bulb.
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Your main concern would be if your table can handle the added weight of your containers, WET soil, and any heavy mulch (such as rocks) that you might use.) does produce the spiny seed balls, but as someone who has dealt with them for years, I can assure...
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They mean to keep the seeds covered with seed-starting mix; these seeds (and many many others) need DARK to germinate. If you're not getting ANY blooms, then by all means, go ahead and cut it way back like you did; this is called rejuvenation pruning.My...
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They seem quite happy and I've had better luck with this method, rather than potting them up in soil. We hope you find these questions (and answers, penned by our admins and writers) helpful as you grow your gardening knowledge!
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Give your potted fig some gentle fertilizer and good care until fall. In most cases, you will want the pots to sit in some sort of catch basin so that the water has a chance to soak into the soil.
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Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
If your question is chosen for this feature, you can be sure you've helped others with the same question.Marie Harrison, (can2grow) and Melody answer the question:Remember, if you have a gardening question that you would like to suggest for this feature,...
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To successfully survive the transition, its root system should be well-established and the plant should not be recovering from a stressful, hot summer. I took the picture just for this question, so the foliage looks like this right now.
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A number of books and websites list good butterfly plants according to the larval food or adult food quality of the plant. However, not all plants need the fire itself. We hope you find these questions (and answers, penned by our admins and writers) helpful...
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When the worst of the winter is over, remove the bucket and pull the mulch back so your plants can wake up. Answers: The term ‘winter protection' means to give your plant just a little help to survive a harsh winter.
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Organic matter in soil is being constantly consumed during the growing season, so whatever you add this year does not all remain for next year. It is hard work loading in that organic stuff but it will eventually pay off!You may have the perfect yard...
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Either with scissors, pruning shears or just by breaking them off (jade is usually crisp enough that it will break), you need to prune back the unruly parts of your plant to reshape it.
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I've never had it, not even once, yet. Place your potted cutting in bright light, but not direct sun and check frequently to make sure it does not dry out. A big part of what attracts people to Dave's Garden has always been our forums, where gardeners...
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Are grow lights the same thing as any other lights? I dont believe that there are any leaks from it. The sewer line is rather new (about 6 years old) and made of plastic and not clay or steel.
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Novice gardeners should obtain 'pups', which are small plantlets that grow along side of the mother plant. While It isn't exactly a bush, the vines are much shorter than regular-vined melons.
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Colostrum for Your Livestock Bottle Babies
This article contains excerpts from Bottle Babies, by Sue Weaver, a Hobby Farms contributing editor. Colostrum is the thick, immunoglobulin-rich, first milk that all livestock babies need to ingest in order to survive.
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Sew a Goat Harness for Pulling
G – Back Connector: Cut one 20-inch piece of longe line. Check out this picture to get a visual: Instead, we're going to make a harness like this one: Here's a close-up: It's a simple pulling harness designed to snap onto a basic set of shafts.
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Goat Health How-To: Injection And Drenching
It really is that easy. It's big enough for viscous solutions such as Selenium/Vitamin E but not wide enough to cause pain. You'll need to give vitamins, wormers and other medicines either via injection or by drench gun.
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When To Breed Young Dairy Goats for Milk
They all weigh way more than 135 pounds, and Katy the Alpine weighs more than 135 pounds, too. You'll know they're in heat when they bleat and pee and wag their tails a lot. By knowing when to expect their babies you can be there to help your doelings...
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Can This Goat Pass as a Reindeer?
But enough of fictional reindeer. Rudolph made his big-screen debut in a cartoon released in 1944. In a 2002 South Park Christmas special called “Red Sleigh Down,” Santa calls his reindeer Steven, Fluffy, Horace, Chantel, Skippy, Rainbow, Patches...
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Mm-mmm, Milk!
In ancient days, nobody much older than 4 years of age could digest milk because their bodies couldn't produce lactase. These foods are lower in lactose than plain, fluid milk so they're more digestible.
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5 Flies Bothering Your Goats—And How To Stop Their Bites
A female horsefly will slash her host's skin with her sharp mouthparts and then lap up the pooled blood. Homemade Fly Repellent Recipes You'll probably need to use fly repellent if biting bugs target your doe when she's on the milking stand.
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