July/August 2018

Breeding Resistance to Scrapie in Goats

Scrapie in goats is a deadly infectious disease that can shut down an entire operation with a single diagnosis. But scientists have concluded that two naturally occurring goat alleles in the prion gene each confer resistance to classical scrapie. You may already have these genetics in your herd.

Issue Highlights

  • Breeding Resistance to Scrapie in Goats
  • Goat Varieties for Hot Climates
  • What to Know Before You Buy a Goat
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Goat Journal JulyAug 18 Cover

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