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Mini Nubian Goats

You must have probably heard the term “Mini Nubian” flying around in livestock farming, and that isn’t surprising because Mini Nubians are popular goats. You could call them superstars. The Mini Nubian is a special dairy breed, a cross between a standard Nubian and a… Read More »Mini Nubian Goats

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Goat Horns

Goats are mammals you’ve probably encountered more times than you can count. You can study so many features and attributes about these incredible mammals, but our focus will be one prominent feature – their horns. A goat and its horn are like a package deal;… Read More »Goat Horns

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Dandruff In Goats

Contents1 Etiology2 Symptoms3 Treatment4 Prevention Etiology In goats, dandruff on the back may indicate a fat deficiency in the diet. Symptoms Dandruff technically means the accumulation of scaly cells from the horny layer of the skin. It looks the same on goats as it does… Read More »Dandruff In Goats

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Dehorning Mature Goats

We don’t recommend this procedure for any mature goat. One of our colleagues had such an operation performed after her daughter lost her temper with a doe that was following her, slapped the animal and (entirely by her own fault) impaled her hand on one… Read More »Dehorning Mature Goats

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Goat Names

I do believe one of the biggest challenges I face every spring is picking goat names for all those baby goats. It seems almost silly for a grown man to spend so much of his time and brainpower trying to pick just the right name… Read More »Goat Names