Goats, just like cows and other cattle, grant us a wide array of goods according to what they excel at naturally. Some are excellent milk producers, while others are generally raised for their superb meat or skin. Angora goats deliver mohair, a kind of textile fiber used extensively in Turkey and imported to Europe in

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Scrapie tags are an animal identification method that helps trace confirmed and suspected scrapie cases among goats or sheep. It is an identification method and a record-keeping requirement of the National Scrapie Eradication Program (NSEP) and a USDA mandate to eradicate scrapie. Wearing them means the animal, mainly goat or sheep, is afflicted with that

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It looks like an obvious issue, but maybe even the information you have is wrong. Especially if you assume all cows have udders or followed several animations that depict bulls and other male cattle having seemingly similar teats as cows. Here are the interesting facts regarding which cows have udders and various distinguishing features. Do

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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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