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What is the best type of goat?
There is not a "best goat". Some goats are better suited for certain production systems than others. For milk production the Alpine, LaMancha, Toggenburg, Saanen and Oberhasli are popular breeds. 

 

Good hygiene is very important if you are selling eggs. Hands should be washed before eggs are collected. Always wash your hands with soap and water after handling eggs, chickens, or anything in their environment.

Jamaica Brahman, Jamaica Hope, Jamaica Red Poll and Jamaica Black.

Communities in areas that may be threatened by hurricanes should develop action plans that specify what areas would need to be evacuated and by what routes, what shelters would be used. Special attention should be given to evacuation routes for trucks and trailers that would carry livestock.

Proper land-use management and strict enforcement of building codes, with special attention to floodplains, has helped reduce some of the high cost of losses due to flooding. There are other actions that may mitigate the impact of floods.

Proper livestock practices need proper tools for the trade.

Poultry Bulletins: How to get the best from you hens is a complete document on poultry rearing from pullets to egg production and hen house management, orientation and waste management, breed and strain selection, common problems to look out for and much more...

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