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  1. alwaystj9 posted a new thread.

    Goat prices in S.Louisiana

    Wow, on Craig's List locally, there aren't many goats but what are there are high! One ND buckling is listed available Mar.4 for $150....

    Forum: Business Buzz

    Mar 2, 2021 at 6:11 PM
  2. alwaystj9 liked Aprilszoo's post in the thread Weak newborn kid.

    If it’s been more than 24 hours since the kid was born, colostrum won’t help. Their gut membrane closes and they won’t absorb it anyway.

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:15 PM
  3. alwaystj9 liked MidnightRavenFarm's post in the thread Weak newborn kid.

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  4. alwaystj9 liked MidnightRavenFarm's post in the thread Weak newborn kid.

    Ok my husband is on his way home and picking up colostrum replacer on the way. I’m gonna keep bugging the guy on fb to see if I can get...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:15 PM
  5. alwaystj9 liked Goats Rock's post in the thread Weak newborn kid.

    Soon as her temp is up to 102ºish, she needs colostrum. They need at least 24 hrs. of it to really thrive. If the guy doesn't have...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:15 PM
  6. alwaystj9 liked MidnightRavenFarm's post in the thread Weak newborn kid.

    A guy down the road knocked on my door and handed me a newborn kid that has been rejected from its momma. He said they gave her a little...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:15 PM
  7. alwaystj9 liked NigerianDwarfOwner707's post in the thread How do we know that "selenium tails" are a sign of selenium deficiency?.

    To my understanding, it’s a weakness. I think I’ve just seen enough correlation to see that almost all selenium deficient goats I see,...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 2:55 PM
  8. alwaystj9 liked CaramelKittey's post in the thread Is this doeling Sickle-Hocked?.

    Hi all! Curious if this doeling is sickle hocked. She looks pretty bad to me. :oops2: Her dam is a little sickle-hocked as well it...

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  9. alwaystj9 liked goathiker's post in the thread Is this doeling Sickle-Hocked?.

    Try again with her feet about 3 or inches back from where they are. They are supposed to be directly under the pin bones, which are...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 12:08 PM
  10. alwaystj9 liked CaramelKittey's post in the thread Is this doeling Sickle-Hocked?.

    Thank you so much! I will try again with re-posing her next chance I get!

    Mar 1, 2021 at 12:08 PM
  11. alwaystj9 replied to the thread Is this doeling Sickle-Hocked?.

    I would love to see a new pic. The curly hair on her back hock & the dark marking on her back leg amplify the sickle look. I have a...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 12:08 PM
  12. alwaystj9 replied to the thread How do we know that "selenium tails" are a sign of selenium deficiency?.

    Between copper deficient fishtails and crooked selenium tails (both of which I battle) I don't want to post any goat butt pictures!

    Mar 1, 2021 at 12:02 PM
  13. alwaystj9 replied to the thread Freezing colostrum?.

    FF's can be bad about this, so freaked out by birthing.

    Mar 1, 2021 at 11:59 AM
  14. alwaystj9 liked toth boer goats's post in the thread Freezing colostrum?.

    All good advice. When you have a hard headed doe, force and teach her how to be mama. Tie her up and one back leg so she cannot kick....

    Mar 1, 2021 at 11:58 AM
  15. alwaystj9 liked Goats Rock's post in the thread Freezing colostrum?.

    If you have a deep freeze that is not frost free- the colostrum should be ok. If your freezer defrosts- it will ruin the colostrum. My...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 11:58 AM