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Breed Profile: San Clemente Island Goats
May 16, 2022 · · Goat Breeds

San Clemente Island goats are a critically-endangered landrace goat from California. They have a unique gene pool, descended from Creole goats imported to the Americas in the 1500s.

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Icelandic Goat: Conservation Through Farming
September 18, 2021 · · Goat Breeds

Add to Favorites A passionate young woman and her family battle against cultural and legal obstacles to save a unique and endearing rare goat breed, the Icelandic goat. Her animals …

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Why Goat Milk Benefits Matter

Worldwide distribution and goat milk benefits was discussed, leading to the justifiable assumption that more people drink goat milk or eat their products than any other milk after weaning from human nursing.

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Breed Profile: Hawaiian Ibex Goats
March 22, 2021 · · Goat Breeds

The Hawaiian Ibex goat is a feral domestic goat that returned to a wild state on the Hawaiian Islands over 250 years. They are excellent foragers and can be employed to manage vegetation.

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Genetic Diversity: Examples of Mistakes Learned from Cows
January 10, 2020 · · Ownership

Biodiversity is vital to livestock as well as to the environment. Heeding the warnings of the UN, we can improve genetic diversity in our goat herds by preserving landrace and rare breeds.

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

Feral goats live in the wild in many places around the world. They preserve the species’ survival skills and the genes of old and rare breeds that will help domestic goats survive climate change.

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