Are you a bovine or companion animal veterinarian interested in working with local dairy goat producers but need to brush up on your caprine knowledge? Maybe you own dairy goats and want to take your herd health and milk quality to the next level?
The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners has a podcast for you!
Season 1 of Baa’s and Bleats will focus on improving milk quality and food safety in dairy goats. With episodes focusing on animal identification and records, somatic cell evaluation, mastitis management, milk quality, dry treatment protocols, colostrum management, judicious use of pharmaceuticals, antimicrobial resistance, and how veterinarians and producers can create the optimal symbiotic relationship.
Join host Dr. Michelle Buckley of Iowa State University as she interviews experts, including Dr. Andrea Mongini (M&M Vet Practice, Ewetopia Dairy, Inc), Dr. Joan Dean Rowe (UC Davis), Ryan Andrus (Bridgeman Hill Farms), Dr. Patrick Gorden (Iowa State University), Dr. Paul Plummer (Iowa State University), Dr. Fauna Smith (UC Davis), Dr. Roselle Busch (UC Davis Extension), Dr. Virginia Fajt (Texas A&M University), Dr. Robert VanSaun (Penn State University), and Dr. Cathy Bauman (University of Guelph).
Episode 1 airs on Tuesday, July 5, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other major streaming services.
Questions about podcast content can be sent to DairyGoatExtension@iastate.edu.
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.