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  1. Health & Wellness
    My buck was born on Jan 29. He initially was putting weight on both back legs but at some point shortly later this changed. It wasn’t until maybe day 3 we started noticing he was not walking right. He gets around great. But he doesn’t walk on them still. We treated him with selenium and vitamin...
  2. Goat Frenzy
    I remember @goathiker making a list of the dairy breeds, and the issues they tend have, whether that be minerals, mastitis, respiratory issues, etc but i cat find the post? I remember her saying LaManchas have a lot of health issues? If she still has that list, it would be greatly appreciated...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hi All! I have a 5month old fainting doe. We have had her almost 2 months. From day 1 she has been a sweet girl that loves to cuddle, but not very active. Her brother is a wild man, running, climbing, ya know normal goat stuff. She on the other hand does none of that. She eats & drinks normal...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Hi everyone, We are brand new to owning goats and as it's a holiday, I can't get a vet out to take a look at our two goats that we just brought home last Saturday. They are almost 6 month old half sisters that were recently tested and declared free of CAE and Johnes. They were also last...
  5. Health & Wellness
    A dairy goat farmer is selling his 8 y.o. doe who has an distended rumen from giving birth to triplets. He does not want to breed her again because of this. He claims that it does not bother her and she is otherwise healthy. I am thinking of getting the goat, but fear that this could end up...
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