Friday, 30 November 2018 14:39

Dairy goats: the high performance ruminants

Assuming a goat’s nutritional requirements fit somewhere between that of sheep and cattle is a mistake.

Published in Management
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:53

Goat farmers: Do it once, do it right

All food producing industries are entering a period of increased consumer awareness.

Published in Management
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:47

Time to put Johne’s on the map

Johne's disease (JD) is a major production-limiting disease of farmed ruminants worldwide and, after CAE, it is the biggest animal health concern for goat farmers. 

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 26 January 2018 14:55

NZ dairy goat rotary in demand

New Zealand expertise in designing and manufacturing dairy goat rotary platforms is in demand in China. 

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 12:55

Goat farmers still waiting

South Island dairy goat farmers still have no large-scale market for goat milk some 18 months after a Chinese-backed processing plant began to be built -- with some fanfare – at Ashburton.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 December 2017 09:30

Fussy eaters need good feed

Dairy goats, like meat and fibre goats, need good feed. 

Published in Management
Friday, 08 December 2017 07:55

Solid year for dairy goat co-op

Goat farmers supplying milk to the Dairy Goat Cooperative (DGC) were paid $18.50/kgMS last year.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 December 2017 11:55

Does goat milk help the lactose-intolerant?

Goat milk may help lactose intolerance.

Published in Management
Friday, 01 December 2017 08:55

How to grow your dairy goat herd

Hand-milking goats is not easy. Lifestyle farmer and retired veterinarian Dr Marjorie Orr explains.

Published in Management
Friday, 12 May 2017 14:55

Dairy goats worth the effort

Keeping goats can be a challenge for the farmer, but it's worth the effort.

Published in Management
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