Managing a goat dairy requires thorough knowledge of the reproductive cycle of goats. It is vital to know when a goat is ready to reproduce and when to expect heat cycles. This knowledge allows the dairy farmer to regulate milk production so that the milk supply can be constant throughout the year. Goat doelings come into

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Automatic feeders for cattle are one of the great ways in which technology has improved the life of a dairy farmer. There are now so many day-to-day tasks on a farm that can be automated, freeing the farmer to focus on less-routine things. Let’s look at the details, benefits, and possible disadvantages of implementing feed

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One of the essential things dairy farmers should do is test the quality of the milk they produce. So many factors could go wrong and adversely affect the milk, which could lead to severe health risks. That’s why the government controls milk production so strictly. So, how can you test the quality of your milk,

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Mastitis is a dairy farmer’s nightmare and a condition that most must deal with at some stage. It is a common disease in dairy sheep, occurring in five to ten percent of a herd. Dairy farmers must know how to deal with mastitis, including how to milk a sheep with mastitis. Sheep with mastitis cannot be

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Buying gifts for friends can be challenging. It may be difficult to choose a gift that suits the person’s lifestyle and interests. A good idea is to consider gifts that might be helpful in their everyday lives. Dairy farmers are people that eat, sleep and breathe their work. Here are nine unique gift ideas for

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Sheep milk is a versatile and nutritious dairy product that is enjoyed around the world. Not only is it an excellent source of protein and minerals, but also it has a wide range of uses. From cheeses and yogurts to soaps and lotions, sheep milk is a multi-purpose ingredient that can be used in many

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No farm would be a dairy farm without a milking parlor, which is why they are one of the biggest financial slices of a dairy farmer’s initial investment. The cost isn’t just a one-off amount either, since there are also operational costs to consider. But how much should an aspiring dairy farmer prepare to spend on

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Did you know that foot problems account for two-thirds of antibiotic use in sheep? Yet, despite its significance, foot health is often overlooked in sheep. A lame sheep cannot graze adequately and becomes stressed if it is left behind when the flock moves off. A sheep unable to walk to the water trough soon becomes

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