LIVE: Health Care for GoatsBy Kim Smith • Published: June 17th, 2013
Category: Animal Airwaves
Goats are used to clear brush, provide meat and milk and produce fiber for clothing in many developing countries. They also very playful and affectionate, and can often be great pets. While goats can be used to clear brush from your yard, the popular idea that goats can eat anything, including tin cans, is false. Goats are treated at UF’s Large Animal Hospital Hospital every week for diseases such as parasites, urinary tract blockages and problems relating to pregnancy. Dr. Sarah Reuss, a large animal medicine specialist, will discuss these common ailments and important things to know about goat health.