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  1. Parasites
    I since was away on holidays for 2 weeks, the person taking care of my animals done a terrible job and we have since had very rainy and humid weather. I arrived home 2 days ago to see 3 of my does have lost serious condition, famacha score is the worst. They have baber pole worm , i have...
  2. Kidding Koral
    I'm asking for a friend, so I'm just giving the pictures and info she's given me. If y'all have any questions, please let me know and I'll ask her! 😁 But she wants to know if her doe is pregnant. Ginger (her Boer doe) will be 2 in the spring. She bought Ginger 2 months ago and she is starting...
  3. Health & Wellness
    I have a little buck that’s about 5 months old. We had a windy day yesterday, I noticed his eye was puffy and he was squinting today, when I investigated further I found somthing stuck in his eye, it looks like hay. But here’s the thing, when I went to pull it out I found the object was...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I’ve been dealing with this for quite some time. I bought a doe from what I thought was a reputable breeder. Sadly, to my mistake I introduced her to my herd after quarenteening her with no signs of anything. The breeder out of no where tells me she has been dealing with a bad case of bumps on...
  5. Goat Management
    So... We’ve had these three does together for a while. One of them has always been a little less aggressive than the other two, and always the last to eat. Of course I’m worried that she isn’t eating enough or that she’ll get hurt. The other two girls always pick on her, and while sometimes...
  6. Goat Management
    This is a silly, and simple question. what kind of kelp do you give to help with zinc deficiency’s? I’ve heard it can help, but I’m not sure where to buy from or if there’s a specific kind. thanks in advance.
  7. Other Pets
    Been a while since I posted, huh? Anyways. One of my turkeys has developed what looks like a giant blackhead on the top of her head, kinda like a bumblefoot blackhead. I mean, like the circumference of my finger, big. Should we remove it? I don't want it to get pecked by the other turkey or the...
  8. Goat Management
    Does any one know where to buy a good but cheep milking stand?
  9. Health & Wellness
    Hello all. I have a kid with listeriosis that has been treating at the vet since Friday. He is 5 months old and still occasionally nurses. The mamas udders look very full. My question is, does she need milked out or will she dry up? She does not like human contact so anytime we need to do...
  10. Dairy Diaries
    Hi, so yesterday I got a milking momma who kidded 8 weeks ago. She is used to being on the stand and being hand milked by her previous owner. I brought her home and she didn’t even make a sound in the car the whole 1 hour drive. We got to the house and at 4 went out to try to get her on the...
  11. Health & Wellness
    My neighbor’s wether is running a fever of 106 and has a slight cough. He’s still trying to eat, but was uninterested in his trough this morning. Still getting more info and will post when I do, but what do you guys suggest? Are there any fever reducers or should she take him to the vet?
  12. Goat Management
    I just bought a Boer bottle baby from my relatives. She is only a week old and was rejected by her mom. Does anybody have any advice on how to introduce her to the herd? She is in a pen right next to them right now. She’s super sweet and pretty quite. I am only going to keep her for a little...
  13. Beginners Goat Raising
    I’m getting my first intact buck today!! I have 6 does with one pregnant and had one wether who passed away. The buck is a 2 year old Nigerian dwarf with blue eyes. Does anyone have any suggestions on pen size/placement away from the does? I have baby does that I don’t want to get...
  14. Health & Wellness
    So just today I noticed my 12 week old wether has some bald patches on his legs. Some parts look completely bald, some parts look like the hair is just thinning. Any thoughts? Both my goats itch a bunch which could be part of the reason. My dad thought of dusting them with diatematious earth to...
  15. Health & Wellness
    Hello all! I just picked up my second goat on Saturday, and I worry that I may have chosen the wrong breeder. Betty (the doeling) is not only very skittish, but seems to have a twitch. Every now and then she’ll stomp her left leg, and there’s no real reason to it. She had been lying down and...
  16. Health & Wellness
    So i have recently noticed 2 out of 4 of my does are struggling to urinate. Like really squatting and bending hard down to get a couple drops out or even sometimes nothing. 1 of the does has been acting really strange and had a very high temp and was really sick 2 days ago I administered b...
  17. Health & Wellness
    So today our second doe kidded and its been awfully cold and rainy. She had 3 kids and currently two of them arent doing so well. They aren't keeping warm even when inside with a heater. I made the mistake of putting them back outside and they worsened within a few hours, currently they're...
  18. Goat Management
    We are completely new to having kids. We had a surprise birth a few days ago. The doe (Martha) has rejected one of the twins (Peter) and he is being bottle fed. The other twin (Parker) appears to be feeding. Martha's udders are so full all the time. Martha hates human contact, she had none...
  19. Health & Wellness
    Hi! I need help ASAP! Yesterday evening our oldest nanny goat, Berlin (5 years old) had triplet doelings. This is her 3rd time having kids, but first time having triplets. The last born baby, Percy, is the smallest and has been acting “weak” since she was born. We made sure her airway was clear...
  20. Health & Wellness
    I'm in a bit of a tricky situation. For starters, I've never bred my goats before and one of them is having some issues. She is a 2.5 year old alpine that has never had kids or been with a buck up until now. About a year ago, I noticed an udder started to form and eventually she started to act...
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