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Monday, October 14, 2019

Got goat milk? Local farmers are taking advantage of a nationwide boom in this unique dairy industry

Got goat milk? Local farmers are taking advantage of a nationwide boom in this unique dairy industry

ALEXIS, Illinois -- Dairy goat farming is the largest growing field of livestock in agriculture nationwide. Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the increase is not just nationwide -- the business is booming in Illinois and Iowa, growing nearly every year since 2007.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Keeping Pygmy Goats

Keeping Pygmy Goats | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Pygmy goats are super cute, friendly and generally easy to take care of. They don't require as much as larger standard-sized goats. Pygmies are also perfect to raise if you have children. Here's what you need to know about raising pygmy goats.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Tips on Raising chickens with Dogs - Backyard Poultry

Tips on Raising Chickens with Dogs - Backyard Poultry

Can raising chickens with dogs work for you? It depends on the dog. And it depends on you. We had an easy start to raising chickens with dogs. Oh'no, the Chicken Mama, who is half husky and half Australian Shepard, is such a docile dog that she doesn't even bark.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Two New Pygmy Doe Kids Born - Offered For Sale 10/14/19

New Arrivals At Amber Waves Pygmy Goats - Offered For Sale
Purebred/Registered African Pygmies
Show Quality
DOB: 10/3/19
Hand-Raised Bottle Babies
Sisters
You can pick up in a week or two and finish bottle-feeding or we can for an additional fee.
Email: debbie@amberwaves.info

VISIT OUR NEW GOAT INFORMATION SITE


Saturday, October 12, 2019

From Our Customer Jennifer B

Our boys will be 1 next month! They are the sweetest. It’s also their 1st pumpkin season. Sabine and Aston are thriving. They also had their very first showing at the Sizzling Summer Pygmy Goat Show in Porterville last month. They competed in the 6-11 month wether class and Brynn and Aston (amber waves mortal kombat) placed 5th in the youth show. We’ve had a lot of 1st this year and we’ve loved learning and growing with our

--Jennifer Burt

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Great Pyrenees dogs bred to protect herds from bears: Pt. 3

Great Pyrenees dogs bred to protect herds from bears: Pt. 3

Great Pyrenees dogs are one of three measures of protection France's government has proposed to protect grazing mountain herds from attacks by brown bears. This third of three reports on the growing number of bears in the Pyrenees explores the benefits...

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

How to protect yourself, pets from deadly EEE virus


(CNN) - A 10th person has died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a rare mosquito-borne illness. It's the fourth Massachusetts resident to die from EEE, which can cause brain swelling, in 2019. Previous deaths occurred in Connecticut, Michigan and Rhode Island.



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Thursday, October 10, 2019

How to Tell if a Coyote Killed Your Chickens, Livestock, Pets | Nite Guard

How to Tell if a Coyote Killed Your Chickens, Livestock, Pets | Nite Guard

How can you tell if a coyote killed your chickens, livestock, or pets? Here, we describe the coyote's kill style to help you determine if a coyote is your culprit. Coyotes attack and kill their prey with a bite to the throat.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Best Wether - Amber Waves Seeking Justice

"Fun day at the So Cal Fair Pygmy Goat Show yesterday in Perris. Amber Waves Seeking Justice was awarded Best Wether in Youth and Reserve Best Wether in Open with Andrew. So proud of them both!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Why Goat Milk Benefits Matter - Backyard Goats

Why Goat Milk Benefits Matter - Backyard Goats
By George F. W. Haenleins Worldwide distribution and goat milk benefits was discussed, leading to the justifiable assumption that more people drink goat milk or eat their products than any other milk after weaning from human nursing.