This week we return to my ‘pregnancy roots’ by looking at the effects of two specific pregnancy hormones in male goats.
The VIS Scan Pad is proving to be a hit with goat breeders in the UK, Europe and the United States. We recently held a training course in Worcestershire, to which one of our good customers, Hayley, kindly brought her pregnant goat to scan. Below are some photos of the Scan Pad in action!
Most goat herds can generally suffer up to a 5% abortion rate without cause for serious worry but if you start to notice that the percentage of miscarriages in your herd has escalated above this level then it may well be time to start taking action.
There is nothing more rewarding than seeing an animal that you have carefully and lovingly reared start on her own journey of rearing young and goats are no exception. If you are intending to breed your goat/goats then here is a brief explanation of what to expect throughout the doe’s pregnancy.