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In this issue of Dairy Goat Journal
Volume 86 Number 2
March/April, 2008

On The Cover
      HK/New Era Dairy in Michigan is ready for spring with the arrival of these adorable Alpine kids. Photo by Mike Metzger

From the editor:
From Management to Mentors, It’s Great to Share Ideas 6
    By Jennifer Stultz
Goat prose & poetry:
Why I Love Alpines 8
    By Jennifer Stultz
Breed history:
Historical Background of the Alpine Breed 9
    By Paul Hamby
2007 Saanen Linear Appraisal Recognition 14
Prison Goat Dairy: Work Teaches A Trade and Good Ethics to Inmates in Colorado 21
    By Alan Harmon
Dream of Self-supporting Goat Dairy Becomes Reality for Vermont Family 24
    By John Hibma
Redwood Hills Gains “Certified Humane” Status 26
    By Tim King
“Goat Shares” Help Owners Sell Raw Milk Legally 28
    By Tim King
The Influence of a Mentor 30
    By Todd Biddle
Commercial dairy diary:
HK/New Era Dairy in Michigan Maintains Milking Herd of 300 Does 36
    By Mike Metzger
Saanen Judging Quiz 42
    By Todd Biddle
Hoof Trimming Techniques That Work 45
    By Miriah Reynolds
Reader replies:
Winthrop Woman Enjoys Her Dairy Goats 46
MicroDairy Designs EcoFlex Packager 49
    By Frank Kipe
Upcoming events 53
Photo gallery 58

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