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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hey goatie friends! Peabody has this gnarly growth on his ear. It's about the size of a blueberry and can be felt/seen on both sides of the ear. I checked his ears two weeks ago and didn't see it, so it's possibly very new, or was just small enough for me to not notice.. I'm scared it could be...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Hey, a friend if mine has a baby Nigerian dwarf buck who is 3 months and 2 weeks who has not grown since he was a few weeks old, he is still tiny. He was bottle fed, his mother died giving birth along with the other babies. Does anyone know if something is causing this or if its genetic? He is...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hi, I am hoping that someone has some experience with this and can help me. We have an older goat that the vet told us has skin cancer on her nose by the nostril. He told us to put sunscreen on it and was really no help. Due to certain comments let me clarify! This is the only goat vet in our...
  4. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello! I'm still somewhat newish to goat raising. My herd is mostly Kiko! (All Kiko and one Nubian hand down ) Was just curious on general Kiko Goat growth. I have my main girl, who is 4years now and is full adult size. Her two daughters, both 1 years and 4 months, aren't quite as big as her...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello! I’m new here, but am excited to have found this community. I’ve been trying to find some information on growth rates after weaning on boers. Recently bought two eight month old bucks and am wondering what to expect their full sizes to be. How long do they continue to grow? And how is...
  6. Goat Frenzy
    does anyone have a chart showing the growth rate of the horns for different goat breeds? Also it would be cool to see a chart of goat horn shapes per breed.
  7. Dairy Diaries
    We are reaching our last couple weeks and need to decide whether to pull the babies and bottle feed or to let them nurse on moms. Our end goal is to have as much milk for family use as possible. Any doelings will be kept to increase herd size and bucks sold or turned for freezer camp. There...
  8. Health & Wellness
    I have only had goats for a couple years so I am very much still a newby. About three weeks ago we added a Nubian doeling to our small herd. She was 6 weeks old. Yesterday I noticed she has a lump on her side in the area of the stomach that is a little smaller than a ping pong ball. It is...
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