Welcome to the Hoegger Farmyard Goat Health Center, the online community focused on Goat Health and Husbandry. From this page you have access to a wealth of specific goat health information as well as the most recent posts from experts on our Goat Health Blog. For additional support from experts as well as our clients and friends, be sure to check out the Goat Health Forum. Hoegger Supply has been sell goat supplies for over 75 years. We love our goats and are looking forward to helping you get all the answers to your goat health questions.
The goat health tips offered in the navigation bar to the left are gleaned from our 76 years in business, from both listening carefully to the tips and experiences of our customers and the experience of working with our own goats. Please remember, we are not veterinarians and it is always best to consult with a trained professional when dealing with health problems and procedures. In addition, everybody does things a little or a lot different than the goat keeper down the road. We certainly don’t claim to be the be-all or the end-all when it comes to goat health. So, that being said, this is a disclaimer that what we have written as well as the help we provide over the phone and internet is not intended to take the place of professional assistance.
Probably by the time you read this, the ‘Artic Vortex’ will have disappeared and there will be a major heat wave across North America. Regardless, this information should be relevant for anyone raising goats where temperatures tend to dip below freezing. Here are some tips for keeping your goats warm in the winter: [...]
The first goat show we ever attended we found very confusing. The only person with a microphone didn’t use it much, and when he did, what we heard didn’t make much sense. I imagine this is what shows are like for most folks who come to agricultural fairs. It is the fair that’s the draw, [...]
I don’t know about you, but here the girls are getting fat and itty bitty udders are appearing from under all the fuzz. Looking forward to spring babies, so learn all about kid care here. There is nothing better than a baby goat unless maybe it is two or three baby goats! I [...]