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10 Ways to Identify Goat Pregnancy
November 12, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites If you absolutely must know whether or not your bred goats are pregnant, you can always opt to spend money on blood tests, X-rays, or ultrasounds. But …

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The Smelly Truth About Goat Reproduction
September 28, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites If you will be breeding your goats this season you should know the smelly truth about goat reproduction. More than any other animal on the farm, goats …

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10 Signs of Goat Heat
September 11, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites Knowing the facts about goats and having the ability to recognize goat heat will equip you to take appropriate measures to either get your doe bred or keep her …

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Feral Goats: Their Lives and Loves
August 25, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Feral goats live wild in many habitats due to widespread release of domestic animals over the last 250 years. Sailors, such as Captain Cook, released dual-purpose goats …

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Why Do Goats Faint?

Add to Favorites Have you ever walked up to a herd of goats and wondered, “Why do goats faint?” Maybe a few of the goats dropped over with stiff legs! …

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Keeping Goats With Chickens
July 10, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Keeping goats with chickens is possible and can benefit both species. So you’ve had chickens for a while and are enjoying those awesomely flavorful homegrown eggs. Now …

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It’s Written on Goats’ Faces
June 23, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites by Tamsin Cooper Do goat faces express their feelings? And do they recognize ours? Animal behavior researchers are busy finding out. Are goats smart? Goats make and …

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Breed Profile: San Clemente Goats
June 20, 2019 · · Goat Breeds

Add to Favorites Breed: San Clemente goats or San Clemente Island (SCI) goats Origin: Introduced in 1875 to San Clemente Island (57 square miles) from Santa Catalina Island, both of …

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When Are Goats Good Pets?
June 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Many people have become goat owners because they fell in love with a tiny goat kid and decided to give goat ownership a try. Are goats good pets if you don’t live on a farm or homestead?

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Therapy Goats: From Hoof to The Heart

Meet a special type of caprine: Therapy goats. They’re on an important mission: To bring love, affection, laughter, and calmness to people ailing in mind, body, or spirit.

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