UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
Overgrown hooves can cause a lot of problems in goat herds including stress on joints and bacterial and fungal infections.
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.
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.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, out and about last month in Waikato, ended one day holding baby Neve — but not of Ardern-Gayford fame.
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.