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Helping Kids Live the Goat Life
August 17, 2021 · · Kids' Corner

You don’t have to own goats to introduce children to the “goat life.” Youth and volunteer programs give access to farm life even if you reside in the city.

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Uncovering African Goat Origins in America’s Favorite Breeds
August 17, 2021 · · Goat Breeds

How did the African goat become the roots of many common goat breeds in America? There are African origins in Spanish, Myotonic, SCI, Nubian, Pygmy, Nigerian Dwarf, Boer, and Savanna goats. Join us in the story of their migration to find out.

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Breed Profile: Kalahari Red Goats
August 17, 2021 · · Goat Breeds

Kalahari Red goats are commercially developed for meat from native African landraces and red Boer goats. They are excellent natural mothers and tough survivors in the hot, dry savanna. Their strength and fecundity lends promise to the food supply in Africa.

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Goat Games Reveal Caprine Intelligence
August 11, 2021 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Goat games are fun to watch, and watching goats is a hobby of mine. Once they get used to my presence and go back to browsing as …

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The Spectacular Spider Goats
August 11, 2021 · · Kids' Corner

Meet Lilly, the amazing Spider Goat. Lilly doesn’t climb walls or wear mask, and she wasn’t bitten by a radioactive spider. Her spider DNA is no accident. She was born with it.

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Why Goat Milk Benefits Matter

Worldwide distribution and goat milk benefits was discussed, leading to the justifiable assumption that more people drink goat milk or eat their products than any other milk after weaning from human nursing.

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When Wildfires Rage, Animals Can Be Saved
August 5, 2021 · · Ownership

“Get Out! Evacuate … NOW!” These are words no one wants to hear. VERT (Veterinary Emergency Response Team) is there to search and gather fleeing dogs, cats, and barnyard animals.

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6 Things to Love About Kinder Goats

Kinder goats are a relatively new, uncommon goat, but this American breed is becoming increasingly popular, especially among homesteaders and small farmers. What makes Kinders so great? In short, these goats are incredibly versatile and productive!

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Where Have All the Good Bucks Gone?
August 5, 2021 · · Ownership

You have the does for your new goat herd, and it’s time for you to find a buck for breeding. How do you know which is worthy of being the father of your own, very special herd?

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Janus, a Two-Headed Goat
August 5, 2021 · · Ownership

When Jocelyn went in to feel if the kid needed to be turned or assisted out, what she felt confused her. The little buckling had two heads.

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