Pat Blank believes “one goat is a lonely goat.” And so, for more than 30 years, she and her husband Terry have always kept a lot more than that on their ranch in Shell Rock, Iowa. The Blanks have 17 Nigerian Dwarf goats – the smallest of all dairy goats – and are registered breeders with the American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA).
Each fall, starting when chickens are about 18 months old, chickens lose their feathers and grow shiny new ones in preparation for winter. Read to find out what to look for and what to expect as the molting season approaches.
What can you do to help your flock through molting season? Lisa Steele talks about how quality nutrition can make all the difference for your girls!
Did you know chicks, pullets and layers all require different feed? Find out what Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily gives her girls to keep them healthy and productive at every stage.