Raising Dairy Goats

Prebreeding Care of Dairy Goats

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Prebreeding Care of Dairy Goats
When preparing your herd for breeding, you need to consider each goat's body condition, diet, and medications. Focusing on these issues will help you maintain a healthy herd going into breeding season. This is essential to preventing and avoiding complications during the breeding, gestation, and freshening periods. 

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What is the Best Dairy Goat to Get?

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What is the Best Dairy Goat to Get?
If you are getting ready to purchase your first dairy goat, you're probably wondering which dairy goat is best. The answer is simple but it may surprise you. Find out what to consider and look for when deciding on the best dairy goat.

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A Goat's Digestion

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A Goat's Digestion
Dairy goats have a digestion system that allows them to take the energy stored in grass by the sun and turn it into raw goat milk we can use. Learn about this amazing digestive process here.

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Do All Goats Give Milk?

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Do All Goats Give Milk?
All healthy female goats are capable of producing milk. However, dairy goats, such as Alpine dairy goats, have been bred to produce more milk than their kids would require. Discover the factors that are a part of our Alpine dairy goats' milk production.

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Goat Shelters

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Goat Shelters
Dairy goats need to be provided shelter, but they don't need anything fancy. For most climates, a three-sided shelter out of the prevailing winds is sufficient. Find out what is needed so your dairy goats are the happiest and healthiest they can be.

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