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Tag Archives: Goat
Karin Christensen is the author of this hilarious rendition of a carol, which brings in all major goat breeds to sing a chorus: http://www.goatbiology.com/animations/carol.html Also don’t miss Karin’s wonderful teaching aids, for both kids and adults, on ‘The Biology of the … Continue reading
Dairy Animals & Traditional Dairy Production in Central Africa –A Brief Background Cattle and goats are important components of small farm agriculture in Burundi, Rwanda and the eastern Congo. Agriculturalists were the first migrants into the area, many hundreds of … Continue reading
One of the misfortunes of moving at the beginning of June was the loss of Maxi the dog. In the turmoil of getting all items – including pets – out of the compound he went missing and we couldn’t find … Continue reading
Livestock – particularly goats – play a key role in smallholders’ agricultural activities in Burundi. They are a ‘savings-bank on the hoof’, thus can be sold in case of emergency for cash. Their manure and urine provide excellent inputs for … Continue reading
From time to time I will be posting emails that i wrote during the war years to friends and colleagues in other countries regarding our goat project and security and life in general – especially 2002 – 2006. Events have … Continue reading