Goat Journal September/October 2021

Goat Journal September/October 2021 is in homes August 19th, but digital and All-Access members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on estrus synchronization for artificial insemination, what serology tests actually determine, a breed profile of the Girgentana goat, PLUS Can you house train a goat?


The Features

• Photo Essay: Hummingbird House Ranch
Serology Testing 101
Synch It Up!
Where Have All the Good Bucks Gone?
• Goat Notes: Goat Breeding Checklist



Loading samples for serology testing. Photo credit: UBRL (Universal Biomedical Research Laboratory)

The Stories

When Wildfires Rage, Animals Can Be Saved
6 Things to Love About Kinder Goats
• Can You House Train a Goat?
• Goats and Contracts

Dr. Tara Urbano (middle) and veterinary students Grace Bloom (right) and Brookley Schamber (left) of the UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team gather supplies to treat animals sheltered-in place in the hills above Vacaville burned by the LNU Complex fire.

• Goat Notes: Preventing Hoof Rot in Goats
• Kids for Kids: Providing Hope for Women and Children in Sudan
• Rent-A-Ruminant
Making Ricotta Cheese in a Slow Cooker
Using Kefir and Clabber Culture in Cheesemaking

In Each Issue

• From the Editor
• Reader Feedback
Back from the Vet: Goat Dental Health
• Healthful Herd: Let’s Talk About B Vitamins
Secret Life of Goats: IMTUF

Girgentana doe and kid at Arche Warder farm park. Photo credit: © Lisa Iwon, Arche Warder https://www.arche-warder.de/

Breed Profile: Girgentana Goat
• Bookstore
• Breeders Directory/Classifieds
• Just for Fun
• Coming Attractions


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