People ask me all the time why I chose to raise dairy goats instead of dairy cows. There are two main reasons - the milk itself and the animals themselves. After owning and milking a Jersey cow, it quickly became obvious that our family much preferred goats for many of the following reasons.
Coccidia is a parasite that infects the intestinal tract of animals. If the count becomes too high in dairy goats it can eventually cause serious health problems. Find out how we practice Coccidia prevention in our dairy goat herd.