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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi everyone, I am really loving one of our NDG doelings that was born in February. She has the best personality and is adorable. But- we really need to make room for some more milkers. Her mom is sweet but small and difficult to milk by hand because of teeny tiny teats. Also, the momma doe is...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Ivomec is a brand name for the chemical ivermectin, a wormer used in the beef and lamb industries that has somehow become viewed as a potential go-to wormer in goat dairy operations, despite the fact that it is illegal to do so in commercial cattle dairy operations due to the long-term...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hello all! I'm in a bit of a pickle. We have a doe in milk and two kids and our feed store has run out of the normal feed we give them and won't have any in for 5 days. No one else sells that brand locally and I know it's bad to switch brands or types of feed on them quickly. They get...
  4. Goat Management
    I currently have three bucks. If they are all castrated is it ok to keep dairy does with them? Or will it still have an affect on their milk? (Taste mainly) I'm very new to owning goats so please excuse my ignorance. lol
  5. Goat Frenzy
    We had a conference on milk goats supported by our MPO (milk producers organisation) on a Saanen milk goat farm (Belnori Cheesery) in Bapsfontein, which is between Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. Here are some pictures and videos from the conference: Some speakers informing us...
  6. Kidding Koral
    Good Morning, My mini-nubian twins (born on Jan 14, 2014) that are pulled for bottle (but on mom's milk) have developed a case of milk scours. I put baking soda in their bottle for their next feeding and also gave them a dose of probiotics, but is there any other treatment method to help them...
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