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How to Graft Goat Kids Using Fresh Skin and Baling Twine

Have you ever wished there was an easier way to graft goat kids onto new moms? Graft goat kids by using the skin from the dead goat kid. This essentially makes a “costume” for the new goat kid you’re wanting to graft on. Grafting can be very difficult and time consuming. There’s numerous ways to graft …

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A Simple Guide to Doe Prenatal Care

Like human mommies, goat does need proper prenatal care and good nutrition to grow and deliver healthy babies. Prenatal care for meat goat does is an important part of meat goat care. As a responsible farmer, it is my duty to the animals so be sure they have the utmost care and nutrition available.  They need …

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How to Jump Start Bottle Baby Goats

Every goat producer dreams of a perfect kidding season. You know the one. All babies are born correctly and easily. Does immediately act like the perfect mother, nuzzling and loving on their new bundles of joy. The kids respond to mom’s love by hopping right up and finding the teat to nurse. I have news for you. …

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5 Sure Signs Your Doe is Close to Kidding

Are you looking for signs your doe is close to kidding? You definitely need to know the signs your doe is close to kidding. Kidding is like Christmas with a cute cuddly gift at the end. And watching the experience is even better. But, meat goat ranchers have a tendency to become overexcited when the expected …

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