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LaMancha Goat Spotlight From Goat Journal

The LaMancha is a type of dairy goat noted for its apparent lack of or much reduced external ears. The LaMancha goat is medium in size and is also noted for a generally calm, quiet, and gentle temperament.

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Back From the Vet: Caprine Arthritis & Encephalitis
March 14, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Health

If you have been in the goat industry for much time, it is highly likely that you have heard of CAE. Aside from being just another acronym to worry about, what exactly is it?

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Sore Mouth in Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Health

Kidding time can be very stressful. In addition to the complications of birth, ensuring that kids are healthy and growing is an arduous task. Young kids are particularly susceptible to a condition called sore mouth. As indicated by the name, affected kids have sores primarily on their mouths.

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Back From the Vet: Pregnancy Toxemia
March 14, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Health

Pregnancy toxemia occurs most commonly in the last one to three weeks of gestation. Early signs include lethargy and decreased feed intake, especially of grain.

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Back From the Vet: Q Fever in Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Ask The Expert, Health

Q Fever refers to the infection of people with the bacteria Coxiella burnetii. So how is it that people contract this infection? To understand that, one must understand Coxiella.

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