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In this issue of Dairy Goat Journal
Volume 88 Number 2
March/April, 2010

On The Cover
      West Constantine cavorts with Nubian kids in their Louisiana pasture.

From the editor:
Here We Go… 6
    By Jennifer Stultz
In the news:
National Animal Identification System Scrapped by U.S. Government 7
Feature stories:
Good Guardians Are the Result of Proper Selection, Training and Time 12
    By Shelene Costello
Get Organized for Kidding Season 15
    By Miriah Reynolds
Kidding Catastrophe: Ariel Survives Sciatic Nerve Problem 17
    By Miriah Reynolds
Colostrum Feeding Tips for Newborns 18
    By Jennifer Stultz
One breeder’s experience:
Premture Kids Need Intensive Care 19
    By Karen Bailey
Could Radiation Stones Bring New Hope for CAE Positive Does? 20
    By Tim King & Jennifer Stultz
Mystery Explained: How the CAE Virus Infects and Affects Dairy Goats 24
    By Karin Christenson
Another Look at G6S 30
    By Karen Bailey
Chestnut Red Oberhasli Sparks Scientific Interest 33
    By D. P. Sponenberg, DVM, PhD
“Chessie” Brings an Interesting Light to Oberhasli Color Discussions 35
    By Jennifer Stultz
Judging contest:
Oberhasli Championship Lineup 38
    By Todd Biddle
Commercial dairy diary:
WesMar Farms: Meet the Constantines in Louisiana 40
    By West & Marguerite Constantine
Goat prose & poetry:
The Legend of “The Code” 50
    Adapted by Lois Reichert
Sew Warm Coats for Cold Goats 52
    By Miriah Reynolds

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