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Tips on Selling Goats

Episode 69For the Love of Goats If you are new to selling goats, you might feel like you can’t say “no” to any potential buyers. I am here to tell you otherwise. You will hear two main points today as … Read More

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New Goat Dewormer Guidelines

Episode 68For the Love of Goats Since parasite research in goats is always evolving, I was excited to see that the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control has revised their dewormer usage chart. Although most of the dosages have … Read More

Hypocalcemia in Goats

Hypocalcemia in Goats

Episode 66For the Love of Goats Hypocalcemia in goats, sometimes called milk fever, is one of the most misunderstood maladies in the goat world. This confusion stems from research done on cows, which does not apply to goats, but is … Read More

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How Long Do Goats Live?

Deciding to have goats is a long term commitment similar to bringing a dog into your family and your life. You may be confused by the number of different estimates you see for a goat’s life span, and that’s because … Read More

Pregnancy Toxemia in Goats

Episode 65For the Love of Goats During kidding season, lots of goat owners start to worry about ketosis and pregnancy toxemia in their does. In today’s episode, Dr. Robert VanSaun, professor of veterinary science and extension veterinarian at Pennsylvania State … Read More

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Can Goats Be Raised Naturally?

Episode 63For the Love of Goats It’s not uncommon for someone to contact me about a goat problem that they have, and to resist doing anything “unnatural,” such as providing a commercial mineral for their goats. What most people don’t … Read More

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Experimental Goats

Episode 62For the Love of Goats If a herd has more than one breed of goat, odds are good that they also have some experimental goats, which are crosses of other purebred standard-sized goats. Bucks are determined creatures, and unplanned … Read More

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