goat AI

A Guide to Goat AI 

Goat AI Artificial insemination (AI) is a technology that allows producers to propagate outstanding genetics at a faster rate. The does within the herd can be bred “artificially” with semen from an outstanding sire halfway across the country instead of using the genetics within one’s own herd.   With goats’ popularity growing and the demand for […]

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goat gestation

How to Prepare for Successful Goat Gestation 

Goat Gestation As genetics selection tools and reproduction traits advance, the ability to duplicate superior genetics has become easier through the use of advanced reproductive technologies. Although embryo transfer (E.T.) and artificial insemination (A.I.) are not quite as common in goats as they are in cattle and sheep, the technologies allow for the propagation of […]

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goat breeding

The DuraFerm® Guide to Goat Breeding 

Goat Breeding At BioZyme, we know that reproduction is the key to profitability. If your livestock are not reproductively sound, your bucks will not breed or make semen, and your does will not breed. Several factors lead to successful goat breeding, and we want to be sure you are ready.  Although we are not reproductive […]

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Prevent Heat Stress in Goats 

Spring and summer temperatures are not far away. With a mild winter and above-average temperatures, you will want to begin thinking about ways to keep your goat herd cool to help prevent heat stress in your goats.  What is Heat Stress?  Heat stress occurs when there is an imbalance between metabolic heat production inside the […]

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embryo transfer in goats

Preparing for Successful Embryo Transfer in Goats 

Embryo Transfer in Goats Embryo transfer (E.T.) is an efficient tool for increasing genetic improvement within an animal species. More and more breeders are relying on embryo transfer in goats. Though many farms have their own programs, there are always ways to improve. So, what should you do to improve the outcomes of your protocols […]

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Lifetime Customer Sees Value in DuraFerm® Goat Tubs

When Jim McDade started his Boer goat operation eight years ago, he knew what kind of mineral he wanted to feed his does. It was the same mineral he fed 200 ewes for years. And before that, as a cattle rancher in Nebraska for 35 years, it was the same mineral he had used on […]

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Tips for Grazing Sheep & Goats

Sheep and goats are natural grazers. In most areas grass and other forages are abundant, yet need managed, which is best done naturally through proper grazing. Land stewardship is really an example of “care that comes full circle,” as humans and animals take care of the land, while it provides feed and nutrients to the […]

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Lessons Learned in a Livestock Lab

The world should be considered a classroom where daily learning takes place, as long as you seize the opportunities given to you. If you’re fortunate enough to study Animal Science at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, your labs might even extend into one of the farm units, where hands-on learning takes place for students. The […]

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BioZyme Launches DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® Protein Tub

You asked. We listened. The DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® Protein Tub is the newest product in the DuraFerm line for goat producers looking to keep the Amaferm® advantage in their herd while increasing protein during the most critical production phases.  The DuraFerm Goat Concept•Aid Protein Tub is a 20% natural protein tub that uses only the highest quality vitamins, minerals and organic trace minerals along with the […]

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DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® Protein Tubs

When it comes to breeding season every little bit of nutrition helps. That is why BioZyme®, makers of DuraFerm®, created the DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® Protein Tub. This 50-pound tub offers the same nutritional value that many have come to expect in the DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® loose mineral with the benefit of 20% added protein, ideal at breeding season.  The DuraFerm® Goat Concept•Aid® Protein Tub offers a convenient […]

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