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  1. Health & Wellness
    I have a 10year old nanny Pygora who has been acting strangely for about 2 months. She appetite is decreased,she lays down a lot, and sometimes sits with her front legs up in front of her with her chest off the ground. Her hind leg hair is coppery. I read an article on copper toxicity in...
  2. Goat Management
    I live in Northern Ohio and have read a lot about Copper deficiencies as well as just lacking Minerals in general. My two year old Lamancha doe was given copper before I purchased her this summer, but my 9 month old Nigerian Doe was purchased from a small farm and was not given any supplements...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Most of my goats have what I think is Fish Tail. They've had it for about 1-2 weeks. I've decided to ask on here. What should I do for them? I believe it is a mineral problem, I think copper. Any help would be greatly appreciated! _________________________________________________ Desert...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Okay, I'm getting confused again.... I Copper Bolused my goats. I'm delusional or it's making a difference in their color. My young wether is darkening and getting his pretty golden color back. His red mother is looking shinier. BUT....his dad, a white La Mancha wether (my avatar) is looking...
  5. Health & Wellness
    My most obvious issue was/is my white wether turning a reddish color, and my golden blonde (also newly wethered) 5 month old buckling turning white. My doe, who's usually the healthiest goat I've ever seen, (a glossy Boer red color) suddenly looked dry with white splotches of hair springing up...
  6. Goat Management
    Hello, everyone. My three Nigerian Dwarf goats are in need of copper bolus (CB) as the does have fishtail. We have tried looking for the copper at local feed stores (San Fernando Valley) but most folks have no idea what it is around here and Jeffers is out of stock until mid-feburary...
  7. Health & Wellness
    Goats got too much copper Hello, I have three milking goats at the moment that I think got too much copper. To make a long story short, my sweetitx mix got confused with a small one pound bag of copper sulfate that I sometimes use for drenching (with dolomite)... However that happened, I have...
  8. Health & Wellness
    We live near Austin and my goats are showing signs of copper deficiency. I am a goat newbie and have only just learned what the signs are, so I don't know if they have developed them in the last couple of months with us or if they already existed when we got them. Minor fishtail on two of the...
  9. Goat Management
    Okay, I live in commercial meat goat country so when a Boerdoe walked by my house last November (2011) and this became her home, I startedgoing to feed stores looking for goat food, etc. I assumed the feed stores would sell me goat appropriatestuff. I was wrong. Feed store #1 located in the...
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