Back From the Vet: Common Conditions of the Udder

Back From the Vet: Common Conditions of the Udder
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you are raising goats for fun or they are a serious business, there is no denying that successful does require a healthy udder. Through the udder, does are able to raise happy and healthy kids, as well as supply milk for human consumption and desirable products like cheeses and soap. It is safe to say a healthy udder is key to a productive and happy goat herd.   There are a variety of conditions that affect the mammary glands of goats. Some conditions, such as precocious udder and udder edema, are not necessarily serious in and of themselves. Some conditions, like clinical mastitis, require hasty medical attention to ensure successful resolution. Being able to appropriately identify common conditions affecting the udder of goats in your herd is valuable tool as a goat owner.   Precocious udder is pre-mature or inappropriate development of the mammary glands. Though

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