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.

Published in Management

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.

Published in General News

Overgrown hooves can cause a lot of problems in goat herds including stress on joints and bacterial and fungal infections.

Published in Farm Health

The importance of testing, managing and controlling the spread of Johne’s disease (JD) in dairy goats shouldn’t be underestimated.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:55

Day out connects teachers with agri

Shaun Murray is at the coalface of New Zealand’s $1 billion export infant formula industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 30 November 2018 14:39

Dairy goats: the high performance ruminants

Assuming a goat’s nutritional requirements fit somewhere between that of sheep and cattle is a mistake.

Published in Management
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:53

Goat farmers: Do it once, do it right

All food producing industries are entering a period of increased consumer awareness.

Published in Management
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:47

Time to put Johne’s on the map

Johne's disease (JD) is a major production-limiting disease of farmed ruminants worldwide and, after CAE, it is the biggest animal health concern for goat farmers. 

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:55

High aims for dairy goat sector

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, out and about last month in Waikato, ended one day holding baby Neve — but not of Ardern-Gayford fame.

Published in Management
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:37

Dairy farmer’s passion for goats

Dunsandel farmer Michael Woodward may be Federated Farmers North Canterbury dairy chairman but his real passion is the angora goats he inherited from his father John.

Published in Management
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