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  1. Health & Wellness
    Have an older french Alpine Doe. She´s been having trouble gaining weight so my next thing is checking her teeth and maybe switching to some wet food..... some questions I have (have not been able to get ahold of my vet) 1) I have read people feeding ¨elderly" does Senior Horse feed? Is that...
  2. Health & Wellness
    I noticed that a friend of mine's goat was having a very difficult time getting around. They assume they will have to put him down soon, but I think they should have a vet look at him first. He is "middle-aged" and in this past year has developed to what you see in the photos. He was walking...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hi, My 16 year old goat has some degree of arthritis. Sometimes he holds up his left front leg. I don't know how to gauge his pain. But if a goat had really bad arthritis would you think he would be lying down a lot? Mine stands around most of the time. Thank you, Spice14
  4. Goat Management
    Hi everyone! It’s been quite awhile since I’ve logged on to TGS, but I’m glad see it’s still active and that there are a lot of familiar faces on here! :) My questions today is, has anyone had good results using Metacam long term for arthritis pain? I have a 5 year old wether that has developed...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    My husband and I tried to put scrapie tags in three adult goats yesterday. My husband has had Guillain Barre and his grip is not much stronger than mine. I'm a 64 year old women with severe arthritis in my hands! We could not get the tags in. We practiced on a tag and could only get the tag...
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