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Old 01-11-2017, 02:59 AM   #11
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I shove it in the back of their mouth, quickly but carefully and follow instantly with an animal cracker. Tried treats and a bolus gun. This works for me.


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Old 01-11-2017, 07:41 PM   #12
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Huh well sounds like at least one of these ideas should work! I had no idea there were so many methods!


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Old 01-11-2017, 08:39 PM   #13
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We have done like Karen, and push it down hold the mouth shut-get but---ugh!

Some great suggestions here already, and for something so important-be creative!!!


Also, If it helps, we have given our goats shelled peanuts at times. Hillbilly, our buck loves peanuts! He will do anything to get a peanut in the shell!!!!

So, I have opened the peanut shell enough to pop one nut out and slide a capsule in for him! This last time he didn't even crunch the pill at all! He was so excit d, as always to get the peanut...he didn't know it was loaded with a copper bolus!!!����������
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I have cut the top off a syringe (3cc I think) and just put the capsule in it. Some still manage to spit it out at me. Now I just put a handful of sweet feed in a bowl and sprinkle the rods on top. They eat it right up
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Old 01-12-2017, 08:47 PM   #15
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I only have one goat who won't take it in a treat, I'm going to try the marshmallow, wish me well hahaha!


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