Getting Ready for Goats

I had always pictured a huge garden, chickens, a cow, maybe a few pigs, but it wasn't until last year I added goats to the list. Goats totally make sense as a milking animal for the smaller farm. Per a pound of feed they produce more milk than a cow and are easier to care for. Until recently I had never even had goats milk or held a goat. Petting them through a fence and feeding them pellets out of a vending machine at a tourist attraction doesn't count. So what does one do when they've decided through pictures and funny blog posts they NEED goats? 

Well, I don't know what a normal person does, but here's what I did.

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