About the Author

Jodi Helmer

Jodi Helmer writes about farming and the environment for Scientific American, NRDC, Acres USA and Modern Farmer. Her latest book, Protecting Pollinators: How to Save the Creatures That Feed Our World, looks at the importance of bees to the ecosystem. When she is not writing, Jodi raises goats, chickens, bees and one very ornery donkey in North Carolina.
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Articles by Jodi Helmer

Blindness in Goats: 3 Common Causes
February 25, 2021 · · Health

When it comes to herd health, keeping a watchful eye can prevent common diseases such as listeriosis, polio, and chlamydia from causing blindness in goats.

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