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Understanding Goats by Kate Downham

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This is the introduction and understanding goats sections from Backyard Dairy Goats.

Topics covered include:
A morning with goats

My story

A goat’s place in the backyard ecosystem

A note on goat Newspeak

Goat behaviour

Herd dynamics
Handling goats
Goat health and observation

Preventing mastitis and other udder problems

Preventing milk fever
Preventing parasites


Preventing bloat

Transmissible diseases

Preventing transmissible diseases


Understanding Goats by Kate Downham
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