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  1. Goat Management
    Hi! I am wondering if this 4 week old goat in your opinion can be disbuded? This goat is for my daughter as a pet. He will be castrated. And I understand if he is not disbuded he can not be shown for 4-H. We did not think my daughter would be getting a goat. Her big brother got one for market...
  2. Goat Management
    I am buying the Rhinehart x30 from ValleyVet. The tip size options are 3/8" for "small kids," or .55" for "kids and calves." I have standars Lamanchas, plan to disbud between 4-9 days old. What size would be best?
  3. Health & Wellness
    After almost a year of procrastinating, I am finally dehorning my adult goat, Comet. He has caused injuries to my dogs, lambs, and other goats and occasionally turns his horns to me (playfully, but it doesn't feel very good). So I have all of the equipment to do the banding method and I've done...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I have an eight week old Nigerian Dwarf Buckling who started getting diarrhea today. He was disbudded at 3 weeks. He started getting scurs recently so I had him disbudded again yesterday. The second time was much more stressful on him. He has been very healthy up to this point and has had his...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Hi everyone! I'm new to the Goat Spot. I've looked through tons of forums over the years and I finally decided to become a member. I know that there are posts about dehorning on the Goat Spot, but I feel that they do not properly address Comet's issues... idk Anyway... I have a 3 year old...
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