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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hey everyone! It's been awhile since I was actively participating on here. My baby, Emma, a 2 y/o pygmy purebreed, was bred w a purebred pygmy buck I keep on location. They're both small, so I wasn't expecting there to be much of an issue. She is a first freshener and so I was excited but...
  2. The Chatter Box
    Hey all! So as you may or may not know, I’m new to goats. Just got them this year. Unfortunately for me I bought 6 before I really knew what potential they had for my future, and now really want to get into showing, appraisals, milk testing, and generally just bettering the breed. (Nigerian...
  3. Show Circuit
    Hi! I have 2 year old who has always been difficult about her back end. You touch anywhere near her tail or back legs and she starts bucking like crazy. I even had the vet out because I thought something was wrong. Nope, just a diva. She is a FF and is due early May. I want to show her in June...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Does anybody know if I could give my pregnant does Iron tablets for humans? Their eyelids are pale but I don't want to deworm until after they have their babies.
  5. 4H/FFA Corner
    I will be getting my first show wether very soon, and I am looking for any advice.
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi from New Zealand. I'm a new goat mum, my hubby went out hunting Sunday and brought back a feral kid for our 9year old. I'm not on how old she is but would guess at about a week? My issue is she's not interested in drinking. I'm forcing the teat (the red and yellow, same one we've used for...
  7. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi there! My name is Cindy and I just bought two 9 week old Nigerian Dwarf goats. I am brand spankin' new to having goats, but my husband grew up on a "hobby" farm. We got these guys from a reputable breeder 45min. from us. They are both males and were banded the day we picked them up (Aug...
  8. Health & Wellness
    I am looking into testing my 3 does and I have a few questions. 1: Is Johnes accurate? Should I even bother with having it done? One lab says that it is recommended that your goat is 18 months old, so I guess I can’t do Racheal. 2: What labs are the best and reasonably priced? 3: Is it risky...
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