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Goat Journal Goat Care Giveaway
June 23, 2022 · · Giveaways

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Goat Journal May/June 2022
April 6, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal May/June 2022 is in homes April 21st, but digital and All-Access members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on giving injections and vaccinations, avoiding goat scams, the controversy of dehorning, and the best dairy goat breeds. PLUS: do herbal dewormers really work?

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Goat Journal is 100 Years Old! Celebrate by Entering our Giveaway.
December 30, 2021 · · Giveaways

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Saving the Arapawa Goats
July 2, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

“They’re a rare breed” is more than just an expression at a south-central Kansas zoo. Officials say the Arapawa “Island” Goat, also known as the New Zealand Arapawa goat, is one of the rarest in the world.

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10 Signs of Goat Heat
June 27, 2022 · · Health

Knowing the facts about goats and having the ability to recognize goat heat will equip you to take appropriate measures to either get your doe bred or keep her from getting pregnant, whichever is your goal.

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Goat Medications and First-Aid Must-Haves
June 27, 2022 · · Health

Goats hurt themselves in so many ways. The medicine cabinet should include goat medications for treating external wounds like cuts, bruises, and sores. Goats may need internal first aid, too.

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13 Goat Symptoms You Should NEVER Ignore

Learning to notice goat symptoms is a science and an art. Here are some common things that I watch for when I go out to my herd.

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Goat Bloat: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
June 23, 2022 · · Health

Goat bloat is a serious disorder that requires urgent action to avoid death. Learn in advance symptoms, treatment, and prevention of bloat in goats.

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Spring Rose the Geep: a Goat-Sheep Hybrid
June 22, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

Sheep have 54 chromosomes while goats have 60. Because of this difference in the number of chromosomes, their offspring rarely survive to birth and are usually aborted.

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Boer Goats: Beyond the Meat
June 20, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

Boers are one of the best-known meat breeds, but they are significantly more than that as well.

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Building the Best Fence for Goats

Goats require specific fencing. The best fence for goats should typically be between four and five feet high. Here are some tips in selecting the best fence for goats. 

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DIY Hoop House Field Shelter Structure Plan
June 16, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

A hoop house field shelter is ideal for those who utilize their herd to clear brush and land at a location away from the main barn.

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