Displaying items by tag: GOAT MILK
Goats have been used for milk production for at least 9,000 years, but in New Zealand dairy goats are a relatively recent introduction.
A report on the NZ goat industry aimed at charting the future for domestic and export goat products has dismayed long-time industry expert Garrick Batten.
New Zealand's dairy goat industry is starting research aimed at generating and amassing scientific data on the benefits of consuming goat milk infant formula produced by sustainable farm systems.
Waikato Milking Systems product and project manager Andy Geissmann believes there’s plenty of scope for Kiwis working in the emerging sheep and goat dairy sectors to export.
The importance of testing, managing and controlling the spread of Johne’s disease (JD) in dairy goats shouldn’t be underestimated.
Assuming a goat’s nutritional requirements fit somewhere between that of sheep and cattle is a mistake.