As a common part of being a farmer, it is very easy to get sidetracked because life on the farm is never dull, particularly now that the breeding season has started. With the cooler temperatures arriving, this is the time of the year when your does (female goats) come into heat. If you must keep your goats healthy and safe, there are a few simple things you need to put into consideration.
Apart from fencing, you will need to construct a meaningful goat shed particularly one that is simple and easy to install, maintain, and clean. Although they are referred to as “goats,” what you must understand is that these animals still need to have a decent shelter capable of protecting them from the elements especially the surging heat of the sun, prevailing wind, and flooding rain
Whether you are building your goat shed with leftover building materials and wood pallets or with hardwood and quality planks, it is important to understand that the main aim of doing so is to keep your goats warm and cozy at all times.
With a roof to provide a dry space for them, building a goat shed doesn’t need to be expensive or even too elaborate. Before you begin construction, here are a couple of things you need to know about goat shed construction.
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