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Let’s Talk Baby Goat Names!

How do you pick a herd name and your baby goat’s name? We began with what was required for registering with the American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA).

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Human Pregnancy Risks When Raising Goats
April 3, 2020 · · Health

Zoonotic diseases are infections that can be passed on from an animal to a human. And while the human is pregnant, she has more to lose should she get sick.

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When Should You Use Lutalyse for Goats?
April 3, 2020 · · Health

There are risks to using Lute and other drugs. We prefer to avoid intervention in our herd unless there is a clear, unmistakable risk not to intervene.

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Keep It Clean! Milking Sanitation 101

Sanitation is one of the most critical parts of dairy ownership that is often overlooked or done incorrectly. Whether you’re bucket milking for personal consumption or using a machine for either herd shares or commercial use, the sanitation process must be spot-on.

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What Is the Best Hay for Goats?
April 3, 2020 · · Feed & Housing

Why should you approach goat feed with scientific precision? The answer is simple: To maximize the health of the animal. But what is the best hay for goats?

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Natural DIY Goat Teat Wash
April 3, 2020 · · Health

With milking goats comes the need to have a good goat teat wash on hand. Preferably one which does not contain bleach or any other harsh chemicals. 

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Recipes to Use Up Milk
April 3, 2020 · · Home Dairy

Looking for some new recipes to use up milk? Here is a list of some of the things you can do with milk, along with a few recipes with lots of milk.

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Katherine’s Caprine Corner May/June 2020

Katherine Drovdahl MH CR CA CEIT DipHIr QTP answers reader questions about staph on udders, investing in higher-quality goats, and turning goats out to new pastures.

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Alpenthal’s Goats
April 2, 2020 · · Ownership

Nestled in a small valley in the Black Hills of Wyoming, you will find Alpenthal’s Goats. Tanja Miller brings her Swiss heritage to a large cattle ranch.

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Goat Milk and Life
April 2, 2020 · · Ownership

Quite a few of these tourists make their way to Chana’s little farm. Many of these visitors come for one particular reason: treatment for a skin ailment. This treatment doesn’t come in the form of lotions or ointments; it comes from the goat milk itself.

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