New Goat Intros | Mineral Deficiency | Shearing Day | Mystical Art of Soap Making

June Newsletter

Summer time, summer time, sum sum summer time. Hello to our fellow goat, cheese and soapmaking enthusiasts.  This is the time of year when extra milk becomes available. It's a perfect time to delve into cheese and soap making. Once you have made your own cheese and soap, you will never want to use store bought again. Enjoy these articles from our contributors and stay cool.
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Cheese Making

Introducing New Goats Into a Herd

Bringing a new goat into your established herd? Here are a few tips for helping new arrivals feel at home. 
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Cheese Making

An Epidemic: Mineral Deficiency in Goats

If you cruise the Craigslist goats for sale pictures or the various Facebook goat health groups around the United States, one common theme you will see in a lot of the pictures and descriptions of goat problems is mineral deficiency. Mineral deficiency is a widespread problem... Read More »

Funny Farm

Shearing Day at Cold Antler Farm

Shearing Day is a bonefide Holiday here at Cold Antler Farm. It’s one of the annual events that shape my year, a new and beloved tradition that takes place every late spring. And even though it’s a fairly new kind of holiday, it is already starting to rack up wonderful stories and memories. 
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Soap Making

The Mystical Art of Soap Making

I started soap making about a year ago. I give all my success to an awesome book called Smart Soap making by Anne Watson. When I tell people I make soap – mostly they crinkle their nose and say “ehh, with Lye?”. The answer is...
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