Goats are among the first animals ever to be domesticated by man, around 10,000 years ago. Currently, there are about 450 million around the world, and this includes all three types of goats:Domestic goatsMountain goatsWild goatsGoats are domesticated for their meat, milk, hair, and skin. Some people don’t rely on goats for their produce but

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Not everyone was lucky enough to grow up on a farm. But if you had such a privilege, you probably know that a cow spends about 6.5 hours eating her food. Imagine what you can do in that much time. Have to say, the moo wonders do not stop there! Some scientists believe that cows

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There’s always a cause… Dairy sheep falling on their backs is a common occurrence, and such incidents might be more frequent when they are pregnant or have their back full of fleece. Too much wool makes their coat heavy, and they become easy to roll or tip over. Additionally, your sheep may inadvertently tip itself due

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Sheep are mostly known for three things: wool, meat, and milk. Many people are aware of the fact that certain sheep breeds are ideal for wool, while other breeds are more appropriate for dairy. But are there breeds out there that can give a dairy farmer the best of both? You can get wool even

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When a person thinks of milk, it’s highly unlikely that they think of sheep. Most people would also assume that milking a sheep might be a challenging task. Well, the fact is that sheep are one of the most significant sources of milk out there and are probably easier to milk than some of the

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If you were ever wondering about getting livestock, you should definitely check out Alpine Goats. Originally from the French Alps, these are some of the most demanded dairy goat breeds for domestic and industrial use due to their superb milk production capabilities.The Alpine goats that we know today come from ancient Pashang goats that migrated

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