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
Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:55

High aims for dairy goat sector

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, out and about last month in Waikato, ended one day holding baby Neve — but not of Ardern-Gayford fame.

Published in Management
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:37

Dairy farmer’s passion for goats

Dunsandel farmer Michael Woodward may be Federated Farmers North Canterbury dairy chairman but his real passion is the angora goats he inherited from his father John.

Published in Management
Saturday, 14 April 2018 10:53

Hemara to head Dairy Goat Co-op

Hamilton-based Dairy Goat Cooperative (DGC) has appointed David Hemara as its new chief executive.

Published in General News
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, 01 December 2017 11:55

Does goat milk help the lactose-intolerant?

Goat milk may help lactose intolerance.

Published in Management
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