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Posted in thread: Getting/Keeping Weight on Heavy Milkers - Ideas? on 11-25-2015 at 04:59 PM
Thanks, y'all! :DMargaret, no, she is staying dry this year. I am focusing on French kids as of
now, and this will give her a chance to gain weight so she will look good for LA. I will either
Posted in thread: Getting/Keeping Weight on Heavy Milkers - Ideas? on 11-22-2015 at 04:25 PM
Chant now weighs in at 140#s, and is gaining weight fairly fast now. :) Her eye color is
excellent, her attitude has gone back to normal, and her coat is looking really good. She still
has a fish-tail...
Posted in thread: Your Favorite Dewormer? on 11-22-2015 at 04:14 PM
I have never quarantined an animal unless I was unfamiliar with the herd it came from. I do,
however, check worm levels by doing fecals, and I buy only from herds that are CAE/CL negative.
So unless a...
Posted in thread: Your Favorite Dewormer? on 11-16-2015 at 05:41 PM
The best one is the one that takes care of the parasites. Not even one type of herbal takes
care of everything. I do a fecal first and then treat appropriately.Agree whole-heartedly! :D
Posted in thread: Your Favorite Dewormer? on 11-16-2015 at 05:40 PM
I use a combination of paste, herbal, and prevention. :) I keep all feeds and hays off the
ground, and make sure they are good on copper levels. They also get a little bit of garlic per
week. When it ...
Posted in thread: Getting/Keeping Weight on Heavy Milkers - Ideas? on 11-10-2015 at 10:21 PM
Thanks, lottsagoats! :) I can't take any of the credit, the folks here on TGS helped me out
tons, haha! That is interesting! Do you add it to the feed? I have been putting the oil on the
feed for my g...
Posted in thread: Advice on leasing a buck please? on 11-10-2015 at 09:59 PM
Would love to hear others' thoughts on this. :) I've never leased a buck myself, but have plans
to do so in the near future. I have, however, leased my bucks out. Following this!
Posted in thread: Hello from Springtown TX on 11-10-2015 at 09:54 PM
Welcome from Central Texas! :wave:
Posted in thread: Getting/Keeping Weight on Heavy Milkers - Ideas? on 11-08-2015 at 08:31 PM
How much wheat germ oil are you giving her?I started with two teaspoons and worked up to one or
two tablespoons. She loves the flavor, and I think the Vit. E in it really helped to get her on
Posted in thread: Getting/Keeping Weight on Heavy Milkers - Ideas? on 11-06-2015 at 07:01 PM
Thanks, goatylisa. :)