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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hi! I'm new to the goat community. I recently got 2 pygmy little girls. We've had them for a few days now with no issues. Yesterday I noticed the smaller one (June) was starting to act kind of sluggish and had foam like bubbles coming out of her mouth. I asked around and someone mentioned that...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Ok one little Pygmy died this morning from coccidia and anotheris fighting it. We got the proper meds from the vet and I’ve also been giving 10-20cc of goat electrolyte every few hours throughout the day. He cannot lift his head or walk, but temp has improved from 101.8–102.5. His poops have...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Went to feed the buck on Friday and he was standing by himself without approaching to say hello like he usually does. Buck is 4 years old this March and I only recently acquired him, with a clean bill of health from breeder (health testing done, supplements UTD). Was shivering slightly and just...
  4. Health & Wellness
    We have 5 one year old goats we are going to eventually use for pack goats. They went on one of their bigger hikes over the weekend and one is not doing so well. It was definitely hotter than it has been. He did fine the first day, led the pack. Then around noon the following day he hit the...
  5. Health & Wellness
    :anyone: I have a 5 week old nigerian dwarf buckling bottle baby. Had him for about 2 weeks now. His poo was normal pellets for the first few days, then he developed scours. It wasn't bad at first, kind of like dog poo for a few days, and I figured it was just because of the milk not...
  6. Goat Frenzy
    I'm hoping someone can shed some light on this. We have had a small herd of goats for about 2 years (and we're still learning). We've had the same two bucks. Last week we got another buck, put him in the pasture with the rest of the herd. We were out of town for the rest of the week and had...
  7. Health & Wellness
    I have a injured wether under vet care that I have to drench water,supplements,probios etc. he's about 230lb. I was wondering if there was a quantity of water to shoot for daily that he should have. I'm constantly syringing water but I'm still worried if he's getting enough. The skin pinch test...
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