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September 2021 Volume 25, Number 9


SPECIAL: SPANISH GOATS 457 Hankins Road, Sarah MS 38665


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INDEX


Breeders Directory....................48 Business Directory....................56 Calendar...................................10 Classified Ads...........................57 Cudzoo........................................59


Breeders Directory ON THE COVER


These Spanish goats belong to Donna Askew at Living Oak Farm in Abbeville, S.C. They are raised with hands-off man- agement and have proven themselves to be parasite tolerant, hardy, fertile and adapted to the Southeastern climate. They are a combination of crossing the Low Country and Baylis bloodlines. Donna is an SGR Gold Certified breeder.


33 33 48 Cuisine


Cuisine........................................13 Frankly Speaking........................14 Kiko Corner...............................35 Let’s Ruminate............................12 Smoke Ridge Diary.....................28


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An overview of the industry as breeders work to preserve Spanish goat genetics.


Efficient Spanish goats are profitable goats, says columnist Yvonne Zweede-Tucker


Hardy and productive Spanish goats perfect for a starter herd, says Paul Bailey.


MANAGEMENT


Goat Rancher magazine is owned by Goat Rancher LLC, 457 Hankins Road, Sarah MS 38665, and is published monthly. Permit 014957 (ISSN 10925058) periodical post- age paid at Sarah, Miss., Post Office 38665, and additional mailing offices. Postmaster: Send address changes to 457 Hankins Road, Sarah MS 38665. Subscriptions are $35 a year (12 issues). Opinions expressed in Goat Rancher are not necessarily the opinions of Goat Rancher LLC, Goat Rancher or its advertisers. Medical and manage- ment advice offered may not work for all individuals; please consult your veterinarian.


Advertisers assume liability for all advertisement content.


Managing Editor...............................................Lindley Hankins Daniel Editor................................................................................Terry Hankins DEADLINES


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Dr. Frank Pinkerton and Dr. Ken McMillin examine strategies for increasing meat goat production in the U.S.


PRODUCER SPOTLIGHT


Ren Slavens of Slavens Family Farm in Kansas offers a farmer’s daugh- ter’s perspective on meat goat production.


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