Goat College 101

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This course is currently in the complete stage. We plan to release it in June 2019. Please check back!

Annie Warmke will provide an overview of her philosophy for keeping goats, touching on what to look for when starting your herd, natural goat health, simple remedies for common health challenges, herbal parasite control and the general make-up of a healthy animal. She will demonstrate hoof trimming since it is a major part of goat health. The goal of this course is to gain confidence around goats.

All workshop participants will receive an pdf version of the books THE BUSINESS OF GOAT HERDING and NATURALLY HEALTHY GOATS

What You’ll Learn

You'll learn the basics of how to find and keep a healthy goat plus healthy alternatives to chemical solutions to health emergencies, parasites and injuries.   

About the Instructor

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Annie Warmke

Annie Warmke is a goat herder, activist, and often serves as a consultant with individuals and communities on
how to develop sustainable practices. She teaches goat college several times a year in various
locations and is the co-founder of Women Grow Ohio.

Course Content


P360 1


a goat herder's overview of keeping goats


P360 2

Basics of milking a goat

We'll talk about milk room functions and effective use of the space, milk stand design and uses, and the equipment.