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FRUSTRATED!!! Scours off and on for months. Vets are scratching their heads.



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Old 02-26-2017, 12:42 PM   #51
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Wow -- what a journey! I share your hope (and that of others!) that this new approach will be effective! I joke that in the "game" of Goat Jeopardy, there's really only one category: "I'll take "Copper and Selenium for $1000, Alex!" It really seems to be "the answer" for so much of what we deal with in raising goats!

I'd like others to weigh in on this, but if you have more does to kid, and knowing the selenium issue can really complicate kidding (tough placentas and all that), you might pay particular attention to those next-to-kid does with regard to testing their mineral levels, if possible. Wishing you all the best!


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Old 02-26-2017, 05:00 PM   #52
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Wow -- what a journey! I share your hope (and that of others!) that this new approach will be effective! I joke that in the "game" of Goat Jeopardy, there's really only one category: "I'll take "Copper and Selenium for $1000, Alex!" It really seems to be "the answer" for so much of what we deal with in raising goats!

I'd like others to weigh in on this, but if you have more does to kid, and knowing the selenium issue can really complicate kidding (tough placentas and all that), you might pay particular attention to those next-to-kid does with regard to testing their mineral levels, if possible. Wishing you all the best!
Thank you Lisa. That is definitely a concern of my new vet's. She will be here tomorrow and I will be talking with her about the course of action with them. Two are due in mid April and one in Mid May, so I think we have a little time to make sure they are back up on their minerals. I hope anyway!
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Old 02-26-2017, 05:23 PM   #53
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