Goat Journal January/February 2020


The January/February 2020 issue of Goat Journal arrives in-home on December 26th, but Backyard Goats Members can read it now! Subscribe for valuable stories on Johne’s disease and the orf virus, whether goats can eat fescue, the truth about coats for goats, and more!

The Features
The Fear of Fescue
Goat Behavior, Demystified
• Photo Essay: Argosy Odyssey

Frankie travels around the country with Cate and Chad Battle, in their hand-painted Airstream, and enjoys views most goats (and even people) have never seen.


The Stories
Pygora Pioneer
America: Back to the (Goat) Farm
Goat Care Month to Month
The Truth about Coats for Goats!
• The Orf Virus
Building the Best Fence for Goats!
How to Make Homemade Kefir
For the Love of Bloomy Rind Cheese
Secret Life of Goats: Nursing Home Nannies
Breed Profile: Pashmina Goats

changthangi-herd-in-dry-valley
The dry valley where Pashmina goats seek out sparse vegetation. Photo credit: Rajeev Rajagopalan/flickr CC BY 2.0.

In Each Issue
• From the Editor
• Reader Feedback
• Reader Spotlight
Back from the Vet: Johne’s Disease
• Katherine’s Caprine Corner
• Bookstore
• Breeders Directory/Classifieds
• Just for Fun
• Coming Attractions



bloomy-rind-cheese
Bloomy-rind cheeses are easy to make but require specific molds. Read our story for a simple recipe!

PLUS: Goat Notes! Educational resources for you to Clip, Save, and Share!

Subscribe now and don’t miss another issue of “all things goat!”

Figgy and Fern, two of triplets, at Galloping Gertie’s Goatery.


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