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USDA Moves Forward with Organic Marketing Rule

This week, the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service published its Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. The rule, initially proposed in April 2016, aims to strengthen rules for Organic Livestock and Poultry by: Clarifying how producers and handlers must treat... Continue Reading →

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Goat Recipes

Please visit Jack & Mauldin's Boer Goat page for an excellent list of recipes for goat!

USDA Tips for Cooking Goat

USDA Grades Goat is produced from animals less than a year old. Since the quality of goat varies according to the age of the animal, it is advisable to buy goat that has been USDA graded. USDA Prime: Prime grade... Continue Reading →

Combination of Dewormers

According to Combination Dewormers: The Time is Now by Dr. Ray Kaplan posted on the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control webpage, there now is very strong evidence that using combination treatment is the best method for using dewormers and should be instituted... Continue Reading →

Veterinary Feed Directive

The New Veterinary Feed Directive takes affect January 1st, 2017. Make yourselves familiar with it. A couple great sites to visit are: FDA: Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) and UNL's Veterinary Feed Directive. Here are a couple videos to walk you... Continue Reading →

Goat Milk for Allergies

Though cross-reactivity can happen, many people who are allergic to cow’s milk find that they can drink and eat dairy products made from goat milk. The reason is, each species has slightly different proteins in their milk and, of those... Continue Reading →

First Rule in Cooking Goat: Don’t Overcook

People new to goats are often surprised that you can eat them. Many people do! Meat goat breeds, such as Boer and Kiko, are raised specifically for consumer markets. Many consumers find they enjoy goat meat in Mediterranean recipes. Many... Continue Reading →

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