The Biology of the Goat

Welcome to the website devoted to the interesting and often unique biology of the goat and the organisms that call the goat their home.


The Biology of the CAE Virus

CAE virusThe biology of the virus that causes Caprine arthritis-encephalitis is explained in text, illustrations and animations. Learn how the virus attacks cells and follow its life cycle from infection to replication and how the immune system responds to the virus. The ELISA and other serology tests are also explained.

Animations

Anatomy of the Goat Learn about anatomy, reproduction, lactation, digestion and follow the life cycle of some parasites that affect goats through easy-to-understand animations.

Animations


Articles

mites Illustrated articles cover topics such as internal and external parasites, milk goiter in goat kids and more.

Articles


Laboratory

side view Learn how to look for parasite eggs right in your own home. View a photographic atlas of the skull of the goat.

Laboratory


The Carol of the Goat Bells

Carol of the Goat BellsDon't miss the popular Carol of the Goat Bells performed by the cast of the Biology of the Goat animations.
This animation is a favorite holiday treat.

Buy The Biology of the Goat animations

Main Menu screenshotAvailable on CD or by download. Explore the unique biology of the goat in simple animations. Learn about anatomy, lactation, reproduction, and digestion. Follow the life cycles of parasites that commonly infect North American goats. This is a great teaching program for all ages and levels. Now, all of the animations from the Biology of the Goat CD are also available free on this site.
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