Raising LivestockDisbudding Homestead Goat Kids with Clove Oil

Disbudding Homestead Goat Kids with Clove Oil

Disbudding homestead goat kids with clove oil instead of burning them off. When raising goats it is a common practice to have the goat kids without horns.

Disbudding Homestead Goat Kids with Clove Oil

This can be a bit difficult if the horns have already started coming in. There are a number of studies that have shown that there is a safe and successful method for preventing the horns from even starting to grow in. This article was written to introduce the reader to the method called Disbudding.

This information on using clove oil to remove the horns from goats is from Weed’em and Reap. As a way to validate the information that they are writing about, the author includes the results of a major study that shows that the method they are discussing does in fact work. The author also included a direct link to the study so that the reader can verify it for themselves.

Benefits of reading the Livestock Tips: Disbudding Homestead Goat Kids with Clove Oil

Learn about a very safe way to prevent the horns from growing in on your goats. The article describes in detail everything that is necessary to perform all of the steps. The article also includes an easy to follow step by step instruction guide on how to do. It includes several full-color pictures that help to provide a good visual reference.


Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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