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What to Do About Mastitis and Uneven Udders

By Nancy Nickel  Sometimes mastitis just happens. Even though the barn lot is kept dry and the bedding clean, the prewash and post-milking spray used effectively, sometimes an individual will …

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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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Goat Cast Steals The Show
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

A daring theater production staged a bold innovation — a goat cast live on stage! Royal Court Theatre, London, England, ran the play from November 24 to the end of …

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Goat Worms and Other Medicine Considerations

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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Goat Illnesses from Floods, Fires, and Evacuations

Katherine Drovdahl, MH CR CA DipHIr CEIT QTP answers questions about evacuation, relocation, and goat illnesses resulting from disasters. Is your goat coughing? Is a big storm on the way?

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Goat Varieties for Hot Climates
March 14, 2019 . · Goat Breeds

Different species of livestock react to heat waves and hot climates differently. Some goat varieties are more tolerant than others. All animals should receive special consideration and adjustments during periods …

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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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Goats of Anarchy – Rescue With a Side of Cute
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

What happens to critically ill or injured goats? If they are very, very lucky, they get sent to a goat rescue and sanctuary. In Annondale, New York, the rescued goats …

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How Long is Goat Gestation?
March 14, 2019 . · Health

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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Caring for Angora Goat Fiber During Winter
March 14, 2019 . · Ownership

Do fiber goats need special care during the winter months? Caring for Angora goats and other fiber breeds requires a little more attention during the cold and wet season. Goats …

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