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  1. Health & Wellness
    We got this buck about a month ago to breed for this season. I was told he was recently vaccinated. Today I noticed this abscess on his face and am very worried it might be CL and we just ruined our whole herd. He was rough-housing with our whether a lot yesterday and could have taken a horn to...
  2. Health & Wellness
    I have a small herd of Nigerian Dwarf goats all 3-4 years old, bought from the same breeder that was CLA negative, my goats have been vaccinated. Today I noticed a squishy lump/cyst on one of my wethers jaw, on one side. It had a scab on it and it was leaking a bit at the scab, it was a liquid...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    The more I read about CL, the more confused I become. Here's what I think I know. Initially, I understood the disease to be highly contagious, very prevalent, and incurable. I also understood there to be no vaccine for goats, although there is a vaccine for sheep affected by the same disease...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I shot a video of my 2yr alpine doe who about a week ago suddenly developed an abscess or cyst on her right cheek on the jaw directly under her ear about the size of a golf ball. What is the next step I should take to ascertain what it is? Vet? Cull? We were trying to breed her to my Nubian...
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