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Dairy goats: Not for the faint hearted
If you are thinking of getting goats, then you need to be well prepared.
CAE – caprine arthritis-encephalitis in dairy goats
CAE is a disease of goats caused by a virus. It is present in many herds throughout New Zealand.
Dairy goats - at the end of a tether and the end of the series
This last part in our series on dairy goats considers keeping of one or two pet goats of a dairy breed.
Dairy goats - disbudding, castration, identification and euthanasia
No matter how much we love our goats, we have to subject them to some unpleasant procedures from time to time, like disbudding, castration and ear-tagging.
Dairy goats - health
This is a fairly long article, but there do seem to be rather a lot of significant health problems in dairy goats.
Dairy goats - hand milking
Milking goats provide milk for the family, even butter and cheese, at little cost.
Mycoplasma mycoides mycoides large colony (MmmLC) in dairy goats
The finding of MmmLC in a dairy goat herd in July 2001 led to a disease investigation undertaken by MAF, because MmmLC was previously considered exotic to New Zealand.