Healthy living with goats: an overview of health issues for the backyard farmer
This pamphlet provides an overview of important goat health issues. Like all animal owners, goat owners have an obligation to manage their goats for optimal health. Owners should also understand that close contact between people and goats increases the risk of diseases that spread from animals to people and from people to animals; these are called zoonotic diseases. Most of the urban community has not been exposed to these health challenges. Understanding healthy goat management and steps that decrease disease exposure will minimize the potential for negative impacts. Education about proper ...
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