The late David Sparks was known to say, “The advice is to stock for a drought. Most people stock for a monsoon.” Even stocking for a drought, though, can create problems. What do you do with the extra forage?
Reproduction and the Bottom Line
This presentation discusses the management of goat reproduction to maximize profits. It covers basic goat reproductive anatomy and physiology, the effect of single births on profits and techniques for avoiding them, problems during pregancy, ultrasound and blood testing, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, and buck breeding soundness exams. It was used in the Oklahoma Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program.
Author: David Sparks, D.V.M.