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  1. Hay

    Health & Wellness
    Can goats have Bermuda mix hay solely ? I can’t get any other hay I have asked around but no luck.
  2. Introductions
    Hi everyone. New goat mum here!!! My little girl has these red patches on her ears and nowhere else. Is this normal? She's only 6 weeks old so I'm wondering is this like a shedding process that kids do? Also looks like she has some black freckels but again I'm not sure if this is normal. Help!
  3. Pack and Working Goats
    I have a 4 month old buckling who I am wanting to train as a cart goat. I’ve already been working him in the halter and plan on starting weight training when he’s a year old. I more curious of how long can i walk him. I also ride in a cart pulled by my pony and i want to start hooking him up and...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Hi. We are beginner goat owners and have only had goats for one year. They are our family. Our beautiful little 10 month old boy and his twin sister fell very sick last week with worms 😔. We attend to worming prevention regularly and are very loving responsible owners, it’s just been so awfully...
  5. Goat Frenzy
    This is Khoal! She's so sweet and I bought her from a Nigerian Dwarf breeder as a bottle baby. She's not registered but she is naturally polled. I've kept two of her daughters (Muffin and Smokey) and just recently had a great grandkid born on another farm! She's one of my more calm ones and...
  6. Introductions
    Hi! Just joined here. I’ve owned goats for 2 years - my first goats being named Clementine and Cleobelle. They are Nigerian Dwarf goats! Cleobelle recently passed after a c-section (she prolapsed while pregnant with 4 kids, 3 just didn’t make it afterwards) so now it’s just Clementine and...
  7. Health & Wellness
    My goat kahlua is about a little over 1 years old. We saw that her teeth were looking a little off is this how new goats teeth are suppose to come in ? would this be causing her to bleat more than usual ? Any answers would help
  8. Health & Wellness
    I need some help everyone!! My doe Kahlua, has been screaming all morning after her first kid has finally left her. She is constantly screaming, and it makes me feel so sad. I have been letting her free range all day she has all her food. I have no idea why she is screaming like this. She is...
  9. Health & Wellness
    Hi guys, I feel as if I should deworm my goats but I have so many questions. 1. My goat is still providing milk to her first kid can I still worm her right now? 2. I have safeguard oral dewormer will this work? 3. When should I deworm her first buck he is about 1 1/2 months old? Please help...
  10. Goat Frenzy
    A lady in the community would like a goat to be a companion for her horse ( full size ) It would be an alpine wether. Would they do ok together? Should they do a trial? Would the goat be bullied / need a goat friend???
  11. Health & Wellness
    Hello! I have a bottle baby that ive talked about before with his other friend. At first he never took the bottle but now he takes it like a champ. I was giving him 4 ounces 4 times a day (10% of his body mass divided into four, hes 11 pounds about). I noticed he started getting wet, almost dog...
  12. Beginners Goat Raising
    Any help would be greatly appreciated on how to build a top to get more width in Boer show wethers. We have showed for a few years and I have not figured this out...Please help! We are 52 days out from show.
  13. Health & Wellness
    I have heard about the bleach test to determine pregnancy in goats. So I gave it a try with our one goat we have been going back and forth on if she is pregnant or possibly false pregnant. She has become larger looks pregnant but no babies yet. .... also very possible I was off with my count...
  14. Health & Wellness
    I was doing chores yesterday morning when I noticed one of my dwellings had a swollen face, I tossed her in a spectate pen for a few hours to see if maybe she had just popped her jaw out, however when I got back she has built up quite a bit of foam around her mouth/nose, I gave her a unit of...
  15. Health & Wellness
    Goat just had 3 kids afew days ago, two boys and a girl, the girl has been unable to feed properly as the goat always walks away and sometimes bowls her over and kicks, tried holding her in place to let kid feed but then she kicks and moves side to side (holding her by the horns and legs behind...
  16. Goat Frenzy
    Looking for some more goat toy/playground ideas for my girls!! (They hate the jolly ball) I would love to see what other people use/have, and what they love or hate. And any other things you do for ¨enrichment¨
  17. Health & Wellness
    Have an older french Alpine Doe. She´s been having trouble gaining weight so my next thing is checking her teeth and maybe switching to some wet food..... some questions I have (have not been able to get ahold of my vet) 1) I have read people feeding ¨elderly" does Senior Horse feed? Is that...
  18. Goat Frenzy
    So, not too long ago I raised my first bottle baby up to weaning age before letting him loose with the other goats. If you've been on my profile before, you should know Cow and Smokey's story. It was pretty much the same with him, except he was the only kid that made it. Funny thing, Cow and...
  19. Kidding Koral
    We have this goat who was a bottle baby. About 2-3 months ago she went into heat and was getting chased by the boys. We locked her in our yard as we felt she was to small to have kids. But now I think she’s pregnant but can’t tell. We don’t want her pregnant mainly because of being small and...
  20. Waiting Room
    Hello all! This is our first time and My husband got me a goat a few days ago that is already pregnant and supposedly due any day now. We have no idea when she was bread and was just told she should be going into labor any day now and leave it to my husband to not ask many questions. Just...
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