From Goat To Goat Milk Soap

BY GOAT MILK STUFF

Take the journey with us while we follow the steps of making goat milk soap, beginning on the farm and ending with a nice new bar of soap.

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MILK GOITER IN GOAT KIDS

BY KARIN CHRISTENSEN
Owners of Nubians, Boers and a few other breeds of goats are familiar with the large throat swellings that occur on the sides of the neck just under jaw line and sometimes including the area under the jaw in young kids. These soft swellings, called “milk goiter”, will begin to appear at about a week of age, increasing in size to about 4 months of age, then will regress by the time the kid is 6 to 9 months old.
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CONTROLLING GRASS TETANY IN LIVESTOCK

REVISED BY CHRIS ALLISON
Grass Tetany, sometimes called grass staggers, wheat-pasture poisoning, lactation tetany and hypomagnesaemia, is a metabolic disorder of livestock. It occurs primarily in ruminant animals; lactating cows are the most susceptible. Older cows are more susceptible than those with their first or second calves. Also, cows that are herded or worked may be more susceptible to tetany.
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