goat-gestation

A Crash Course for Goat Breeding Season
September 29, 2019 · · Health

Call it procreation, replication, or proliferation; goats do it too and they do it well. It’s goat breeding season. 

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The Doe Code
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Oh, the game is strong with this experienced one… She knows the Doe Code all too well! Contractions about a minute apart. Why is our goat in labor tonight? Dutchess came to …

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Pregnant Goat Care
March 14, 2019 · · Health, Kids' Corner

It’s that time of year when many goat owners focus on pregnant goat care, as they’re either preparing to breed or have already bred their does. Spring kidding is one …

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Goat Worms and Other Medicine Considerations
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Anyone raising goats for any length of time has had a sick animal, whether with goat worms or infections. Our primary concern is doing whatever is necessary to get the goat well, as soon as possible.

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Caring for Rejected Kid Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Health, Kids' Corner

Whatever the reason behind it, a rejected kid goat needs care right away. There isn’t much we can do to prevent rejection but we can be ready to step in when necessary. …

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How Long is Goat Gestation?
March 14, 2019 · · Health, Kids' Corner

When raising dairy goats, the first step is breeding the doe. You may then wonder, “How long is goat gestation?” Taking a look through the entire process will set you …

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Tube Feeding Baby Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Feeding baby goats with a tube can save weak or premature kids. Learn how to properly insert the tube, avoid inundating the lungs, to get precious colostrum into their tummies during a critical moment.

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