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DRAWING A GOAT'S BLOOD - Not dated
CAE - Not dated
  My husband, David, and I started raising Boer goats in 1994 when we saw an advertisement for Boer meat goats in a magazine. We had bought two dairy ...
CL - WHAT & HOW - Not dated
  CL (caseous lymphadenitis) is a bacteria that is very good at protecting itself from attack from ...
CAE - NEW TEST - Not dated
  CAE, Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis, a virus, has long been a thorn in the side of meat and milk producers. This disease impacts the bottom line throu...
DIARRHEA - Not dated
FLOPPY KID SYNDROME - Not dated
  Introduction. ...
FMD INFORMATION - Not dated
GOAT MEDICINES - Not dated
  So that is why this column is being written. First, the usual disclaimers. I am NOT a vet. I have been raising goats for a d...
MED EQUIPMENT - Not dated
POISONOUS PLANTS - Not dated
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VACCINATION FAILURE - Not dated
VACCINE HANDLING - Not dated
MAXIMIZING VACCINE BENEFITS - Not dated
VACCINE QUALITY ASSURANCE - Not dated
VACCINE STORAGE - Not dated
HOOF TRIMMING - Not dated
  The goal of hoof trimming is to allow your goat to walk normal. If the nails are allowed to grow excessively long your goat will not be able to walk e...
CL - CONFIRMED - Not dated
7MFARM.COM - Not dated
VACCINATION - Not dated
COMMON DISEASES - Apr 23rd, 2001
TAHC PRESS RELEASE - ANTHRAX - Jun 21st, 2001
  For Immediate Release-- ...
TAHC PRESS RELEASE - FMD - Jun 21st, 2001
  NEWS RELEASE ...
CATTLE TB - Sep 7th, 2001
  A beef cattle herd in south Texas has been found to be infected with cattle ...
TB BULL - TAHC ASKS FOR HELP! - Oct 4th, 2001
  Recently, (we issued) a news release ... ...
REPORT ANIMAL HEALTH PROBLEMS - Oct 15th, 2001
  It's 8 p.m. Do you know where--or how--your cattle (or sheep, goats, ...
TEXAS SCRAPIE REQUIREMENTS - Nov 28th, 2001
QUARANTINE - DEER & ELK - Nov 29th, 2001
RECOGNIZING SOREMOUTH - Dec 2nd, 2001
SELENIUM MAP(SAANENDOAH.COM) - Dec 8th, 2001
TAHC EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Jan 4th, 2002
CHLAMYDIA ABORTION - Jan 10th, 2002
ORF - SOREMOUTH - Feb 11th, 2002
MEXICAN CATTLE WATCH! - Mar 7th, 2002
SCRAPIE - TEXAS PROPOSED RULE - Apr 8th, 2002
  The link below leads to the Texas Register, April 5, 2002, Volume 27 Number 14, Pages 2605-2900. ...
CASEOUS LYMPHADENITIS (CL) - Jul 1st, 2002
BLOAT - Jul 17th, 2002
  There are generally two types of bloat ...
AVOIDING VACCINATION KNOTS - Mar 28th, 2003
  Observing proper technique can limit the occurrence of sterile abscesses at vaccination sites. ...
EXTERNAL PARASITES - Apr 3rd, 2003
   Arthropod pests limit production in the sheep and goat industry in many ...
CASTRATING - Apr 14th, 2003
JOHNE'S DISEASE CHROMOSOMES - Apr 16th, 2003
WINTER MANAGEMENT - Dec 3rd, 2003
   Editor's note: A big boergoats.com WELCOME to Ms. Patricia Parson and her series "Back To Basics", designed with both the experienced and novice goat ...
CUT-N-TACKUP IN THE BARN - Dec 19th, 2003
   Here's some good information to print and post in your barn. ...
BACK TO BASICS ~ VACCINATIONS - Jan 2nd, 2004
   Gather them up, poke them with a needle and your goats are now protected. Wrong! ...
V S CONFIRMED IN TEXAS - Jul 1st, 2004
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MORE B S E TESTING - Sep 22nd, 2004
   measures to accelerate BSE testing progress. ...
B S E IN A FRENCH GOAT? - Nov 20th, 2004
   News from the OIE Animal Health Information Department ...
Q FEVER - Dec 15th, 2004
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NORTH AMERICAN BSE CONFERENCE - Feb 14th, 2005
LIVESTOCK STRESS - Mar 10th, 2005
HOOF ROT - May 19th, 2005
   The first sign of hoof rot is usually lameness; the goat is limping or holding the hoof off of the ground while standing. Many time more than one hoof...
OFF LABLE USE OF ANIMAL MEDICATIONS - Aug 4th, 2005
BLOAT - Aug 10th, 2005
URINARY CALCULI - Sep 20th, 2005
   Formation of calculi ...
KEEP IT CLEAN - DISINFECTANTS - Nov 3rd, 2005
   Most disinfectants won't work if the surface to be disinfected isn't ...
B S E UPDATE 2006-01-23 - Jan 25th, 2006
   WASHINGTON (January 23, 2006) - National Farmers Union President, Dave Frederickson made the following statement in regard to Canada’s confirmation th...
SHEEP & GOAT HEALTH REPORT - Aug 9th, 2006
WYOMING TO TEXAS HAULING - Sep 29th, 2006
   News ReleaseTexas Animal Health CommissionBox l2966 ...
F A T G O A T S - Oct 25th, 2006
   When Mike and I first entered the Boer Goat world, we followed the feeding recommendations of several large breeders that we met at shows. Their goats...
BIO - AGENT PARASITE CONTROL - Nov 2nd, 2006
   31 October 2006 ...
PLANT POISIONING - Dec 13th, 2006
   One aspect of raising livestock and the danger that is present and yet often overlooked is the potential for plant poisoning. No matter what reg...
OUR GOATS' WORST ENEMY - Dec 20th, 2006
   As the goat industry has grown here in the U.S. expansion has taken place in almost every state including Alaska and Hawaii. In reading articles...
WHAT IS M U M S ? - Jan 10th, 2007
   WHAT IS MUMS? ...
QUARTERLY SHEEP & GOAT HEALTH REPORT - Feb 5th, 2007
   The Sheep & Goat Health Report provides the latest information on issues pertinent to sheep and goat health initiatives, strategies, research and regu...
GONE FISHING - Feb 19th, 2007
   First published in Goat Rancher Magazine, Feb 2007. ...
FIXING FOLDED EARS - Apr 13th, 2007
   Folded ears come in two types... ...
LISTERIOSIS FACT SHEET - May 3rd, 2007
TICK FEVER QUARANTINE - Jul 3rd, 2007
   For info, contact Carla Everett, information officer, at 1-800-550-8242, ext. 710, or ceverett@tahc.state.tx.us ...
MEAT GOAT HOME STUDY COURSE ANNOUNCED BY PENN STATE - Oct 17th, 2007
UNRINARY CALCULI - WORST ENEMY - Oct 18th, 2007
   Publication Date: October 18, 2007 ...
FALL BREEDING - Oct 29th, 2007
   Origninally published 10/9/06 ...
WHAT IS FAMACHA? - Jun 13th, 2008
   What is FAMACHA? I’ll use the description that the organizer for this event, Smith Co. CEA Brian Triplett gave “FAMACHA, a technique for strategi...
TAKE CARE OF THE LGDS - Aug 18th, 2008
   You’ve seen the ads in your favorite local, agricultural, or want-ad newspaper, “Livestock Guardian Puppies of Such-n-Such Breed, Raised with goa...
GAMBLING ON THE MARKET - Dec 23rd, 2008
   Whooda Thunk It!!! For the first time in the history of modern economics the caprine industry is out performing the stock market! Let me take t...
SWINE INFLUENZA INFORMATION - Apr 27th, 2009
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