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Goat Husbandry Techniques Around the World
July 22, 2021 · · Ownership

It doesn’t matter if one lives in the Texas Panhandle, along the coast of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada, or at the foot of the Andes in Argentina, people want the same for their goats — to be safe and healthy.

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Aliza Eliazarov’s On the Farm: Heritage & Heralded Animal Breeds in Portraits & Stories

To admire the beauty of farm animals and inspire your imagination, check out the stunning book On the Farm. The collection of quality portraits by renowned photographer Aliza Eliazarov is filled with 256 pages of cleverly designed images showcasing farm animals we all love and want to nurture.

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Goat Types: Dairy Goats vs. Meat Goats

Have you ever wondered which of the goat types would be best for you? A dairy goat or a meat goat?

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Makin’ Money With Meat Goat Farming
July 13, 2021 · · Ownership

Looking for the simplest and most efficient way to earn a little profit in your goat venture? Look no further than market goats!

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Worldwide Goat Project Nepal Supports Goats and Herders

ADGA past president Daniel Laney works with the Nepalese government and the nonprofit organization of Women’s Skills Development Organization (WSDO) in Pokhara to provide veterinary supplies, basic tools, and best practice trainings to local herders.

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Showing Dairy Goats: What Judges are Looking for and Why
June 24, 2021 · · Ownership

Whether you acquired dairy goats with plans to show them or not, the characteristics that make for a good show goat often make for a good production goat, too. U

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How the California Fires Affected Dairy Goat Owners
June 24, 2021 · · Ownership

Believing the fire would follow at least a similar pattern to other years (5 out of the last 6), they went to bed that night firmly believing that it would be at least a few days before the farm could possibly be threatened if the fire moved east this year. A little before 3am, the call came to evacuate immediately.

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Why Register a Dairy Goat

Registering a dairy goat involves time and expense. Here are a few reasons this relatively small investment will pay off.

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Transgenic Goats Saving Children
June 21, 2021 · · Ownership

Studies were first done with young pigs that had been inoculated with E. coli bacteria to induce diarrhea. One group was fed the lysozyme-rich milk while the other was fed unaltered goat milk. While both groups recovered, the study group which was fed the lysozyme-rich milk recovered faster, was less dehydrated, and had less damage to the intestinal tract.

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The Performance of Pack Goats
June 21, 2021 · · Ownership

Everyone in the goat packing world has slightly different preferences for their goats, but a few specifications remain consistent. Pack goats must be wethers.

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