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Essential Goat Hoof Trimming Tips

By Natasha Lovell – Typical goat hoof trimming should be completed every two to three months, and is a critical component of caring for goats. Usually, this is a routine task that involves little more than …

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DIY Oregano Goat Udder Balm Means Happy Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Health

If you have milking goats, then you’ll want to have a goat udder balm on hand. During milking, a goat’s udder can naturally get dry from all the handling, and …

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10 Ways To Recognize Goat Labor Signs
March 14, 2019 · · Health

The ability to identify goat labor signs gives you notice when it’s time to move the doe to a private area where she can concentrate on the job at hand …

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Raising Baby Goats In Cold Weather

Freshening out does in cold weather can be a challenge, but those cute soft babies are well worth the obstacles of raising baby goats in cold weather.

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10 Ways to Identify Goat Pregnancy
March 14, 2019 · · Health

If you absolutely must know whether or not your bred goats are pregnant, you can always opt to spend money on blood tests, X-rays, or ultrasounds. But all pregnant goats …

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Coccidiosis in Goats: A Kid Killer
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Coccidiosis in goats is stressful enough but can kill a kid. But if you catch it soon enough, you can use many goat coccidia treatments for newborn kids.

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How to Do Goat Hoof Trimming
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Goat hoof trimming is part of maintenance for keeping goats healthy. Regular goat hoof trimming will help prevent hoof rot. All ruminants are at risk for a bad case of …

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