Content tagged "goats"

Kidding Management

Goats Updated: September 22, 2015

Kidding management           Identification  

Contagious Agalactia

Contagious Agalactia is a highly contagious disease that affects dairy sheep and goats. Mainly caused by the Mycoplasma agalactiae bacteria in sheep and...

Estrus Synchronization for Timed Artificial Insemination in Goats

Goats Updated: May 24, 2013

Based on the research and demonstration work of Dr. Charlotte Farin and William Knox, North Carolina State University, and Dr. Niki Whitley, The Cooperative...

Why is it so important to regularly trim the feet of sheep and goats?

Sheep Animal Welfare Updated: January 30, 2013

Hoof trimming is an essential part of sheep and goat management.  Flocks should be checked on a regular basis for hoof growth.  Overgrown hooves may make...

What are the advantages and disadvantages when choosing breed types?

Goats Updated: October 25, 2011

The choice of breed type should be influenced by the type of product to be produced, e.g.milk or meat or fiber.  Within each type there are several breeds...

What are sales-oriented goals?

Goats Updated: October 24, 2011

Sales-oriented goals are usually set to develop or maintain a particular market share and are very useful in new product introductions where the profit is...

What are profit-oriented goals?

Goats Updated: October 24, 2011

Profit-oriented goals should direct the producers towards making profit out of the business. Following are some of the points for achieving such goals: 

Goat Milk and Products

Goats Updated: October 17, 2011

Below is a list of some potential suppliers of milking and dairy processing equipment. These companies list equipment for goat dairies and the list is not a...

Marketing Goat to Restaurants

Goats Updated: October 05, 2011

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Agent Ag/NR Athens CountyGoat meat is a unique product that is very much in demand among certain segments of our population. But...

What is the difference between mad cow disease and scrapie?

Goats Updated: November 05, 2010

What is status quo pricing?

Goats Updated: November 04, 2010

What kind of roughage is appropriate for goats?

Goats Updated: November 03, 2010

Are acorns toxic to goats?

Goats Updated: September 11, 2010

How much water do goats need daily?

Goats Updated: September 11, 2010

How do I treat skin fungus or ringworm in my goats?

Goats Updated: August 28, 2010

What are some diseases goats can transmit to humans?

Goats Updated: August 27, 2010

What are the recommended seeding rates for oats, rye, wheat, and ryegrass?

Goats Updated: August 27, 2010

What are browse and forbs?

Goats Updated: August 27, 2010

What are grasses?

Goats Updated: August 26, 2010

What are the recommended planting dates for ryegrass, rye, and oats in North Florida?

Goats Updated: August 25, 2010

Which diseases of sheep and goats are reportable?

How much corn can I feed my goats?

Goats Updated: July 08, 2010

What minerals do goats require?

Goats Updated: July 05, 2010

What can cause edema of the jaw, anemia, and weight loss in goats?

Sheep Goats Updated: July 05, 2010

What are some clinical symptoms of acorn poisoning in goats?

Goats Updated: June 22, 2006

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