Originally Posted by junkprospector
OK - pretty new to goats - we've had our two Nigerian Dwarf goats for a little more than a month. They haven't had their CDT vaccination yet, and i was going to give it to them this weekend. I don't have any experience with subQ injections. the only injection i have given is a IM antibiotic when our goats had a little sniffle. Are there any recommendations on where to give the injection at? I guess i'm just nervous about getting the needle placed correctly. Dosage? Our doeling is about 30 lbs, the wether is around 40 lbs - both born in June of this year.
My favorite is the loose skin behind the shoulder in front of the ribs. Behind the "elbow". Pick up a tent of skin, plunge needle in the tent, draw back to make sure you do NOT see blood, and administer. Then rub like crazy!