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  1. Other Pets
    I’ve got a heard of ~15 Boers, all wonderfully sweet. I’ve been wanting a Zebu and found a cow-calf pair along with a bull for sale—not sure if we would get all or just the pair. I can’t separate my land to provide additional pens so if I got them they would have to live harmoniously with my...
  2. Health & Wellness
    So backstory on the mite issue, I bought a 4 mo. old boer wether for 4-h, and a week later he developed these wounds by is hooves. Originally thinking it was foot rot, we gave him an antibiotic and this spray for foot rot. Later realizing it was mites after the wound spread to the leg, we gave...
  3. Health & Wellness
    So we have a boer wether that has mites. He is a meat goat for the fair so he will be auctioned. What is the withdrawal time for meat goats? We used injectable ivermectin.
  4. Goat Management
    At the moment we have five goats, 2 4. mo. old boer wethers, a 5 year old Alpine doe and her 3 mo. old doe twins, and one cow. We are putting a chest bar up in front of the goat stall so the cow can't get in tight quarters with the goats. My question is, can we have the cow out in the pasture...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Just gave my 4 mo. old boer wether a shot of ivermectin for mites. He was very itchy and his legs were most affected from the mites. His legs have barely any hair below the knee. He keeps itching it with his mouth and opening up the scabs. When will the itching subside? Ive put Blu-kote on the...
  6. Health & Wellness
    What is the dosage for injectable ivermectin for Boer goats?
  7. Health & Wellness
    My boer goat has some mite issues. What happened was, he started itching around his legs and they began to scab and lose hair. I thought it was hoof rot and treated with LA200 injected. Now realizing its mites, because he is itching in other places other than his hoof, i need to give him...
  8. Beginners Goat Raising
    Our Adult Alpine doe, who has 3 mo. old girl twins, won't let our 4 mo. old boer wethers in her stall. We are trying to integrate the boers with the Alpines. They have already been introduced in the pasture but she won't let them eat with her or be in a stall with her and her kids. She headbutts...
  9. Beginners Goat Raising
    I have twin Alpine kids that I am weaning, (this is our first time btw), and we also have two boer kids that are around 4 months old. The Alpine kids are 3 months old. The boers are a little bit bigger than the Alpines but I haven't seen the boers get aggressive with them in the pasture. Should...
  10. Goat Management
    Hello I have recently started raising Boer goats and am now breeding my does and my buck keeps fighting with the does. Why is this happening and how do I solve this. Thank you all in advance.
  11. Birth Announcements
    The first 4H kids arrived today! The buckling has champion written all over him! His sister is gorgeous-- I have named her Maybell and she will join the herd.
  12. Meat Market
    :ponder: I have done a lot of looking around on this site, and I have heard so many things about so many feeds but never at the same time. :chin:I have heard about... Noble goat Grower Noble goat (maintance/non medicated) Calf Manna BOSS Hay, etc... Because I am new to this meat goat thing, I am...
  13. Goat Frenzy
    Many of you have probably read about Ruby on one thread or another. :D She is my favorite doe for many reasons. One being her personality! I have always joked that she is part dog... She sure acts like one sometimes! She gets stuck on her back almost everyday, and it looks like she's rolling...
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