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Goat Journal March/April 2022
February 22, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal March/April 2022 is in homes and online NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on plants and trees that are toxic to goats, bottle-feeding baby goats and the dangers of letting them imprint on you, maintaining quality in the goats you sell, and kidding oddities such as superfetation and birth defects.

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Listeriosis in Goats: Dangers of Feeding Moldy Hay
February 20, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

Circling Disease and Silage Sickness are other names for listeriosis in goats, commonly associated with feeding moldy hay.

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What is the Best Hay for Goats?
February 20, 2022 · · 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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Are You Feeding Straw or Hay for Goats?
February 20, 2022 · · Feed & Housing

If you dread choosing hay for goats, you are not alone … there is much to know about what to feed goats.

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Kat’s Corner: Answers about What to Feed Goats

Kat’s Caprine Corner answers your pressing goat questions. In this issue: What to feed goats. And will poison hemlock hurt my animals?

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The Cute, Adorable Nigora Goat
February 17, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

Let me introduce you to a new breed of goat that will rock your homesteading world. It’s called the Nigora goat.

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All About Nigerian Dwarf Goats
February 16, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

The Nigerian Dwarf goat is a miniature goat of West African origin. Nigerian Dwarf goats are enjoying a rise in popularity due to their small size and colorful markings.

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Breed Profile: Pygmy Goats
February 15, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

Pygmy goats are of West African origin and are characterized by their short legs and face due to genetic dwarfism. Their sturdy bodies and hardiness confer utility in their native countries.

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Goats, Sheep And Deer Worm
February 3, 2022 · · Health

Add to Favorites By Gail Damerow During 30-plus years of raising dairy goats, I had never heard of meningeal deer worm until December of 2013, when I lost that season’s best young doe and my …

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Kat’s Corner: Dehorning Goats and Trail First Aid

Katherine Drovdahl answers reader questions about dehorning goats past the age of disbudding, what to do if your doe has a hard udder, and first-aid items to carry for your pack goats!

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