Tuesday, December 19, 2017

How to 'Winterize' Your Dog


How to 'Winterize' Your Dog

Dogs, even those with thick hair like my 17-pound Havanese that runs off-leash with his buddies in the park every morning, are best protected by a coat that covers the chest and abdomen.

How to Build a Goat Milking Stand - The Henry Milker

How to Build a Goat Milking Stand - The Henry Milker

a blog about goat care milking goats goat breeding hand milking machine henry milker breeding goats goat milking stand goat feeder

3-Ingredient Chicken Dog Biscuits - The Midnight Baker


3-Ingredient Chicken Dog Biscuits - The Midnight Baker

These chicken dog biscuits are so easy to make, you'll never buy store-bought again! I've made my own dog biscuits for over 10 years now. It started with the pet treat scare out of China all those years ago.

Dog Allergies: Top 7 Ways To Stop The Itching Fast


Dog Allergies: Top 7 Ways To Stop The Itching Fast

" Dr Jones' Tale of Woe | Home | 3 Questions to Ask Before You Give Anything To Your Dog " By Dr. Andrew Jones What's causing your dog to do all that scratching, itching and excessive paw licking? Chances are the cause is allergies, but exactly to what?

Hay for Goats - Selecting Good Quality Hay - Feather and Scale Farm

Hay for Goats - Selecting Good Quality Hay - Feather and Scale Farm

This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase with an affiliate link does not cost you any more, but I may receive a small commission to help keep this site running. Learn more here. Good hay is the cornerstone to a happy, healthy goat.


How to Care for Baby Goats

How to Care for Baby Goats

And you want one! Holding squishy, soft, sleepy baby goats is pure joy. And if you're hoping for the some goaty, cuddly goodness in the future, here's where you'll learn how to care for them so they stay nice and fluffy and jumpy for ya.'


You have received a new review from J.C..

Dear Amber Waves Bearded Silkies and African Pygmy Goats,

You have received a new review from J.C..
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Two baby pigmy goats
"We have had such a terrific experience getting our two little bottle fed girl pigmy goats from Amber Waves, Debbie answered every question we had and our babies were little but very healthy and checked parasite free. These are our first goats and we are enjoying every moment watching them grow up. They are so sweet playful and loving... I would like to get another one... thank you so much for our healthy babies! "
See, manage and share your reviews from the Reviews tab in your Genbook Account.

Sincerely,
The Genbook Team

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Tackling Grinch Feet + Grooming Giveaway! - It's Dog or Nothing


Tackling Grinch Feet + Grooming Giveaway! - It's Dog or Nothing

Mauja and Atka often suffer from something which we affectionately call, "grinch feet". Don't worry, their feet don't turn green, but the fur around their feet grows and grows until you really don't have a distinguishable paw: grinch feet. Now, I have no delusions about my grooming ability.

10 Tips for a Happy Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing


10 Tips for a Happy Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing

I'm always trying to figure out what I can do to keep Mauja and Atka happy. While the fluffies are our whole world, I continually feel there is more I could do for them. After much thought, I came up with 10 tips for a happy Great Pyrenees.

What You Must Know about Feeding Great Pyrenees Dogs


What You Must Know about Feeding Great Pyrenees Dogs #GrainFreeForMe - Simplify, Live, Love

This post is sponsored by Wellness Natural Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share the reinvented Complete Health Line and other Wellness Products, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Wellness Natural Pet Food is not responsible for the content of this article.

Space Requirements for Goats - The Free Range Life

Space Requirements for Goats - The Free Range Life

When we brought our first goats home, we lived on a 1.5 acre lot in a subdivision. We had a fenced back yard that was maybe 1/4 acre and that was further divided into yards for goats, chickens, and dogs.


Thursday, December 14, 2017

You have received a new review from Nikki Kolar.

Dear Amber Waves Bearded Silkies and African Pygmy Goats,

You have received a new review from Nikki Kolar.

They are the best!!
"I've known Debbie and Jim Hosley of Amber Waves over 15+ years. I've bred my goats to theirs, I have a female Great Pyrenees dog from their AKC dogs who is a LGD and a Certified Therapy Dog. They are very knowledgeable and helpful. I only do business with them."

Sincerely,

The Genbook Team


Registered African Pygmy Wether (Fixed male) Kid Hand Raised Bottle Baby Show Quality


·         Grey Agouti
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·         Dehorned, up to date on shots and worming.
·         Parents blood tested negative for CAE, CL and Johne’s
·         Lifetime Support
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·         Credit Cards Welcome

E-mail: debbie@amberwaves.info or text only to 951-444-0074  


For Sale - African Pygmy Doe Kid Bottle Baby

Registered African Pygmy Doe Kid (Female) - Extra Small Grey Agouti Hand Raised Bottle Baby -  Dehorned, up to date on shots and worming. Lifetime Support  Ship Worldwide  ID 1056-1M-1794  E-mail: debbie@amberwaves.info or text only to 951-444-0074 


Bottle Baby African Pygmy Doe Kid For Sale - Show Quality Hand Raised

Registered African Pygmy Doe Kid (Female) - Very Silver Grey Agouti Hand Raised Bottle Baby - On one bottle a day, show quality. Dehorned, up to date on shots and worming. Lifetime Support  Ready to go  ID 1058-1M-1789  E-mail: debbie@amberwaves.info or text only to 951-444-0074 


Rare Brown Agouti Wether Show Quality Bottle Baby For Sale

Registered African Pygmy Wether (Fixed Male) - RARE BROWN AGOUTI COLOR Hand Raised Bottle Baby - On one bottle a day, show quality. Dehorned, castrated, up to date on shots and worming. Lifetime Support  Ready to go  ID 1058-1M-1789  E-mail: debbie@amberwaves.info or text only to 951-444-0074 


Raising Goats For Beginners What You Need To Know


Raising Goats For Beginners What You Need To Know

In this raising goats for beginners primer we will cover all the things you need to know about keeping goats when you are first starting out. When I got my first goats, Marsha and Fadra I knew next to nothing about goats. Quite frankly they kind of scared me.

Winter Goat Care Guide for a Healthy Herd


Winter Goat Care Guide for a Healthy Herd

Winter goat care is a different kind of care in regards to a commercial goat herd. Winter is the season that can make or break your profits. It's a season to love and to hate with a PASSION! And Winter goat care can be easy or it can be hard.

Amber Waves Announces the Most Exotic and Adorable Gift for Holiday Season

Norco, California – This holiday season, a new offering promises to transform the life of owners and those around them to its core. The product on sale is a truly exotic pet, whose very presence at home will bring a smile and everlasting joy to everyone around. Amber Waves is pleased to reveal the ....


Livestock Guardian Dogs: Working on Common Ground



history of the Great Pyrenees

The Comprehensive Goat Medicine Cabinet: The Goat Medications You Need - Feather and Scale Farm

The Comprehensive Goat Medicine Cabinet: The Goat Medications You Need - Feather and Scale Farm

This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase with an affiliate link does not cost you any more, but I may receive a small commission to help keep this site running. Learn more here. When I first began raising goats, I was not prepared for just how sensitive they can be health-wise.


You have received a new review from Monica S.

Dear Amber Waves Bearded Silkies and African Pygmy Goats,

You have received a new review from Monica S.

LOVED IT!!!
"Our family had such a great time meeting Deb/Jim. So knowledgeable and helpful. Left prepared to take care of all our new fuzzy and feathered friends. Would recommended to anyone looking for additions to their heard or newbies just starting out."

Sincerely,
The Genbook Team


You have received a new review from Chris S.

You have received a new review from Chris S.

Great Experience

"Jim and Debbie run a first class operation. We are new to goats and they were glad to share their time and knowledge with us. Their facility was very clean and organized. I look forward to getting our goats. "



Sincerely,
The Genbook Team

You have received a new review from Sarah Preston.

You have received a new review from Sarah Preston.
So Wonderful and professional
"We had such a great time while we were there and we just love our new baby Frankie. We will definitely be return customers. "


Sincerely,

The Genbook Team

101+ Reasons My Great Pyrenees is Barking - It's Dog or Nothing


101+ Reasons My Great Pyrenees is Barking - It's Dog or Nothing

As pyrents, we all know that pyrs bark. During the day time, I can normally tell what is causing them to bark. At night, I can only assume they're barking at ghosts or zombies outside the house. I'd rather not know. Sometimes, what they're barking at *could* be considered a true threat.

Diatomaceous Earth for Goats - Chaffhaye

Diatomaceous Earth for Goats - Chaffhaye

With so many harsh de-wormers on the market, many goat owners have begun looking for alternative methods to deworm their animals. One of the most popular and effective methods for naturally deworming goats is Diatomaceous Earth (DE). Check out the infographic below to learn more about Diatomaceous Earth for deworming your goats.


How to Raise Goats on a Small Lot - The Free Range Life


How to Raise Goats on a Small Lot - The Free Range Life

So you want goats, but you think you can't even think about it unless you sell your quarter acre lot and move to a farm with acres and acres of pasture. Does that sound about right? Wrong! You can get started today! Right where you are.

A Better Way to "Treat" Your Goats

A Better Way to "Treat" Your Goats

One of the things I don't love about the herbal supplement powders I provide to my goats is that they often sift through the feed and end up an uneaten powder at the bottom of the dishes. My goats love when I made herbal balls for them, but I don't want to have to make them for the daily supplements, like the Kop-Sel.


Anemia in Goats: Diagnosing and Treating

Anemia in Goats: Diagnosing and Treating - The Free Range Life

When it comes to livestock it can be tricky to find the cause of what ails your animals without calling the vet out every week. Do you have a lethargic goat? One with a dull coat and no energy? Maybe she's even come off her feed. Chances are you might be dealing with anemia.

Anemia in Goats: Diagnosing and Treating - The Free Range Life

Anemia in Goats: Diagnosing and Treating - The Free Range Life

When it comes to livestock it can be tricky to find the cause of what ails your animals without calling the vet out every week. Do you have a lethargic goat? One with a dull coat and no energy? Maybe she's even come off her feed. Chances are you might be dealing with anemia.


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Miniature Nubian Herd Dispersal

Miniature Nubian Herd Dispersal Echo hills breeding; three does confirm bred and one buck. Six generation purebreds. Registered. Routine blood tests 11/15/17 all negative CAE, CL, and Johnes. Credit Cards ok. Email for more information. debbie@amberwaves.info decided I did not have time for milking.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Amazing people!

Dear Amber Waves Bearded Silkies and African Pygmy Goats,

You have received a new review from Tiffany McIntire.
Amazing people!
"I?m not sure what more can be said about Jim and Debbie...they were so pleasant, kind, and educative. They took their time showing us around their amazing farm, meeting their wonderful animals, and educating us about their practices. Couldn?t ask for a better experience!"


Sincerely,
The Genbook Team


BEFORE Bringing Home Your First Goat - A Life Of Heritage


BEFORE Bringing Home Your First Goat - A Life Of Heritage

Inside: Before bringing home your first goat: before your goats get settled, you can compile this list (and more) to keep your goats happy and healthy! Find more information about Raising Goats here . Congratulations! It's a great choice! And although there's a learning curve with any new endeavor and adventure, you won't regret it.

10 Tips for a Happy Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing


10 Tips for a Happy Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing

I'm always trying to figure out what I can do to keep Mauja and Atka happy. While the fluffies are our whole world, I continually feel there is more I could do for them. After much thought, I came up with 10 tips for a happy Great Pyrenees.

A Simple Guide to Raising & Milking Goats

A Simple Guide to Raising & Milking Goats

and since I know all your husbands/boyfriends/fiances/girlfriends/wives are, like, totally begging you to please move to a farm so you can milk goats every morning... I've decided to compile a simple guide to raising and milking goats. When I first was interested in getting a goat or two, I had NO IDEA how it all worked.


A Beginner's Guide to Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing

A Beginner's Guide to Great Pyrenees - It's Dog or Nothing

The Great Pyrenees, or Pyrenean Mountain Dog, is an ancient guardian breed that originates from the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain, although many believe they can be traced even further back to Siberia. These dogs were bred to handle the dangerous task of guarding flocks of sheep and other livestock on the steep mountains from predators, all without human intervention.


From Customer Carolyn F

Hi Debbie,
My son just took this photo of Vincent Van Goat with his new phone.  I thought you might like it.  It blows up really well!!


12 Reasons YOU Need a Goat from a Life of Heritage


12 Reasons YOU Need a Goat from a Life of Heritage

Inside: A farm needs a goat. 6 reasons YOU need a goat. So, what are you waiting for?? Do your research, prepare your pens, find your goat and bring her home! Find more information about here! Are you looking into adding goats to your farm?

Getting the goat: straightforward animal welfare for goats

Getting the goat: straightforward animal welfare for goats

Goats brim over with their fun and inquisitive personalities and are a delight to have on the smallholding. They are renowned for being hardy and tough but that doesn't mean they don't need the right kind of care from you.


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