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Wild goats have long been derided as a scourge to the environment and a pest to pastoralists. But that view is radically changing. In recent years, rangeland goats (http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2014/s4030483.htm) have been the salvation ..
Worms continue to present major production issues for producers of farmed goats. Participate in this online survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9XBXVQJ) and help direct possible future research in this area. ..
Tropical and subtropical grasses make up the majority of pasture species in northern grazing areas with subtropical species increasingly being introduced to southern grazing systems due to their high productive potential. While such grasses g ..
Considerable production losses may occur when rangeland goats, which are largely undomesticated, are brought in to intensive environments such as depots and feedlots. The sudden introduction to these environments can be stressful for rangeland go ..
If you sell goats from interstate into Victoria, you may be able to claim back the stamp duty paid during the transaction. Stamp duty is applied at the time of the sale at a rate of 12¢/head and applies to sales of sheep and goats o ..
In what is considered to be a first for the Australian goatmeat industry, the progeny of nine Boer bucks, nominated by seedstock breeders from across Australia, will be compared for a range of commercially important traits in a trial being ..
Specific requirements for goats The Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for the Land Transport of Livestock have been endorsed by the Primary Industries Ministerial Committee for legislation. The new Standards and Guidelines (h ..
On behalf of Australian goat producers, GICA recently made submissions about two important industry issues - NLIS and the proposed amendments to legislation relating to agricultural and veterinary chemicals (AgVet chemicals). NLIS GICA provid ..
Why There has been a requirement to identify dairy goats as part of the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) for sheep and goats for a number of years. However, due to a higher than normal incidence of infection rates m ..