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Show Preparation Leads to Success

By Alexandria Becker — Preparation is the key to success. Like so many other little rules or suggestions in life, this phrase works quite well with showing dairy goats, or showing …

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Increase Return on Your Dairy Goat Investment

By Alexandria Becker Return on investment. Profits. Two terms that a college student in the Business field learns practically right off the bat. The thing is, both these terms mean …

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How Do Goats Think and Feel?
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Have you ever wondered what your goats are thinking and how they feel about life? Such questions encouraged Elodie Briefer, a Swiss animal behavior researcher specializing in acoustic communication, to …

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The Cute, Adorable Nigora Goat

By Bessie Miller, Evelyn Acres Farm Let me introduce you to a new breed of goat that will rock your homesteading world. It’s called the Nigora. Half dairy and half fiber, …

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Can Goats Swim? Dealing with Goats in The Water

Can goats swim? What should you do if you find your goat stuck in a stock tank? And what health issues should you watch for?

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Do You Know the Difference Between Goats and Sheep?
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Do you know the difference between goats and sheep? I know, being a fiber goat shepherd, I often see people who mistake one species for the other. Because my Pygora …

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Best Yarn for Blankets — From Goats!
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

When looking for the best yarn for blankets, you may not immediately think of yarn from fiber goats. The hair from goats, including cashmere, Pygora, Cashgora, and Angora fiber, is …

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The Kidding Kit: Be Ready for Goat Delivery
March 14, 2019 . · Health,Ownership

As with humans, ample planning is needed prior to a goat delivery. And in a perfect world, this exciting time would go by without a hitch, and usually does go well, but sometimes goes wrong in every conceivable way.

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Biosecurity and Goat Husbandry: What You Should Know About M. ovipneumoniae
March 14, 2019 . · Health

 By Karen Kopf – At Kopf Canyon Ranch, just outside of Moscow, Idaho, we raise Kiko goats for meat and breeding stock. Our goat husbandry practice is to run a clean, …

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Kat’s Caprine Corner: Runny Goat Nose and Leaking Does

Kat Drovdahl answers your questions about runny goat noses, kids with diarrhea, leaking does, milk production drops and whether you should let your goat eat frozen clover.

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