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Top 5 Reasons to Choose Nigerian Goats for Your Homestead

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So, the "A" Family here, we are pretty new to the whole idea of Homesteading.  
We started with our first "official" garden this year.  Added in some chickens for fresh eggs. Threw in a bunny for giggles. 

Now the talk of the town is adding to our "farm".  There have been whispers of sheep (OK, this is totally from ME) and a pony (totally the 4 year old) and GOATS (from the Hub).  
I have been on the fence about goats. I mean, we visit petting zoo's with goats and it seems that all they want to do is munch on your clothes... 

What happens next...I open the great wide world of the web and check out GOATS.  (Warning: this could result in our Fam having a GOAT soon...)
We live on five acres of land.  Our house takes us probably an acre. Our carriage house, pole barn and pond take up probably an additional acre and a half (or so). The back half of the land is a jungle. (I seriously want wood cutouts of elephants, giraffes and a lion!)
Our climate is mostly cold…