Chickens And Goats In The Backyard: Raising Livestock In Chicago

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Chickens And Goats In The Backyard: Raising Livestock In Chicago Raising animals like chickens, rabbits, ducks, bees and even goats is perfectly legal in Chicago. The publication Modern Farmer called Chicago “The only large urban area in the country that never explicitly outlawed the rearing of farm animals.” But keeping such animals in the city […]

Can You Make Money Raising Goats?

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Can You Make Money Raising Goats? – Mranimal Farm We got our goats initially because we thought they were absolutely adorable and couldn’t imagine a world without them. Shortly after we started to wonder, “Can you make money raising goats?” Surely, it’s a possibility. I mean, other people raise goats and seem to be doing […]

Goat Starter List

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Goat Starter List So, I highly recommend supplying yourselves before getting goats, and as we were preparing for them, one of my biggest questions was what I should have on hand.  This was the list I used to prepare for Tinkerbell and Honey (some of these things are obvious I know), updated after five years […]

5 ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES FOR MILKING A GOAT (OR COW)

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Goat Milking Supplies that you WILL need for milking your goats! So, you got your fencing and stall done. You have your goat, but you aren’t sure what goat milking supplies you will need when it comes time to start milking your goats. Of course, don’t forget that in addition to getting the right goat […]

Poisonous Plants to Goats

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Poisonous Plants to Goats When it comes to plants that are poisonous to goats, if you do even just a quick Google search on common poisonous plants (to goats) that might grow in your pasture or backyard, you’re going to find a list similar to this: Weed-types: Bracken fern Buttercup Common milkweed (tansy weed) Foxglove […]