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Goat Health Handbook – Bonus

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As a novice goatherd, this handbook saved my bacon a number of times. It helped me diagnose the first case I’d ever seen of polioencephalomalacia, and I was able to save the goat kids that had it. It also showed me how to pay attention and what to look for in my goat herd.

Every time I opened it up, I thanked Dr. Thomas Thedford for taking the time to put this important information into layman’s language. He was a life saver!

Dr. Thomas R. Thedford, 1936 – 2018. From his obituary. “”If I were any better,” Tom used to say, “I’d have to be twins.”
Considering all the work he did, the things he knew, and the love that he gave, I reckon he was triplets.”


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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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