Resources & Links

General Health and Care of the Goat

Goat Emergency Team (FB group) - health and care 24-7 help from fellow goat owners, plus an extensive Files section covering most issues.

Fiasco Farm (website) - health and care comprehensive

Goat Talk with the Goat Doc (podcast) - Dr. Cara Shepherd, DVM - many topics on health and care

Goat Anatomy Diagrams

from Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy The Essentials

(click photo to view larger image gallery or to download)

Specific Topics:

Housing and Space Guidelines for Livestock (article) - UNH Extension

Basic Winter Care for Livestock (article) - UNH Extension

How to test goats for CAE, CL, Johne's DIY Start to Finish (YTube video) - Blue Cactus Dairy Goats

Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) - disease testing lab

American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC) - leading guidelines parasite management

Why and how to do Fecal Egg Counts (YTube video) - University of RI

Online FAMANCH Certification program - University of RI

MeadowMist Lab Service - affordable fecal testing service

Maddigans Fecal Testing Kit - complete kits and individual supplies for doing your own fecals at home

AmScope - microscopes (where I purchased mine)

Preparing for Lambing or Kidding (YTube video) - Sara Dzimianski & Robert Kelley (Purdue Extension)

Udder Health (YTube) - Dr. Mary Smith, Prof Cornell Vet Med (Progressive Dairy Goat Club host)

Goat Supply Retailers

Caprine Supply

Hamby Dairy Supply

Hoegger Supply

Jeffers

New England Cheese Making Supply Co.

Premier 1

Simple Pulse Milk Machine

Valley Vet

Goat Organizations

American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA)

American Goat Society (AGS)

American Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Association (ANDDA)

International Goat Association (IGA)

Miniature Dairy Goat Association (MDGA)

Nigerian Dairy Goat Association (NDGA)

ADGA Performance Program Related

Linear Appraisal Program (Blue Book) - pdf

Standard Operating Procedures for Linear Appraisal (Linear SOP) - pdf

For New Hampshire Residents

Large Animal Veterinarians in NH and surrounding - pdf

NH Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (NHVDL) Direct To Farmer Program - CAE, fecals, necropsy

Dairy One - milk, water and forage testing offered

New Hampshire Dairy Goat Association

Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Association

Heart of Maine Dairy Goat Association