Posted on November 19, 2019 in Dairy Goat Performance
By Sarah Adamson, Vita Plus dairy goat specialist
While most producers know it is important to give their does a dry period, many only give them 40 days. Is that long enough? Research shows it can take between 40 and 60 days to complete the necessary stages before a doe is ready to be an efficient producer again. In this post, we look at the stages of the dry period and explain why it needs to be longer.