By Chris Richards and Rusty Gosz
Tagging is an important part of animal identification, but must be done properly. Tagging an animal is very similar to a human getting their ears’ pierced. Learn how to properly tag your animals and maintain proper care afterwards.
By Gail Bowman
Blood testing is an easy way to check your herd for most diseases. You can either take your animals to the veterinarian to have the blood drawn, or learn to do it yourself. Drawing blood is not hard, if you have the stomach for it, and doing it yourself will cut mountains off your vet bill. I strongly suggest that you have someone show you the trick the first couple times, but here is one way to do it.
By BBC News
Taffy, one of the Royal Welsh Regiment’s goats used as a ceremonial mascot, has died.
By The Sheep Site
The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is to provide $11.9 million in organic certification assistance. The money being provided through state departments of agriculture is to make organic certification more affordable for organic producers and handlers across the country.
By Luke Runyon
Sheep ranchers, feedlot owners, and processors in states like Colorado, Nebraska and Illinois are banking on America becoming a more diverse place. Specifically, they want American Muslims to buy more of their lamb.
By Kedrick Miller, Ryan Carmien, and Rachel Albright
When looking at the overall project, the more information that you hold and can understand about the four areas mentioned above, the better you and your goat will be.
By Radio Boston
For our occasional food series, Farm to Fork, we take you out into the farm, fields and markets to search for the best ingredients New England has to offer.