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Goat Science Book

Goat Science

Open access peer-reviewed volume Edited by Sándor Kukovics Széchenyi István University of Sciences Goat science covers quite a wide …

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The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA charts are named after Faffa Malan from South Africa. Check the following YouTube informative …

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Alfalfa-Bermudagrass Hayfield Conference

WHERE: Harnett County Commons Area, 309 W. Harnett Cornelius Blvd. Lillington, NC 27546 WHEN: August 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. DETAILS: This conference will …

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Small Ruminant Workshop

On Saturday, May 19, a Small Ruminant Workshop will take place at the Western NC Regional Livestock Center, 474 …

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Famacha Training & Certification

Due to overwhelming requests, Sara Beth Routh, Livestock Agent – Small Ruminants, Equines & Forages from Randolph County, will …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

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Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

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Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes