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Local goat farmers explore benefits of extended lactation

LOCAL GOAT FARMERS Holly Menguc, left, and Hannah Sessions received a grant this year to study extended lactation milking on their farms. They feel the practice could yield a variety of benefits for the goat farmers and their herds. Independent photo/Marin Howell

“If each goat milked longer, we could essentially make more milk over time with fewer goats, also fewer replacements to raise, a plus for the environment.”

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