Raising your own homestead goats as dairy animals is a great way to get connected to your food source. Goats are not only a fabulous source of high quality milk, but are an incredibly versatile animal on a homestead; they can also provide meat, fiber, carry a pack, clear brush, or serve as a livestock companion. Dairy goats have endearing personalities, which make them a joy to keep on virtually any size homestead.
What Goat Breed Should I Choose?
If you asked five dairy goat owners which breed to pick, chances are you’d get five different answers. When choosing the right goat for your homestead, consider the following factors: