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  1. Goat Management
    I don’t know if anyone here has experience with this sort of thing, but I’m looking for pretty specific advice. This doe has fairly poor foot conformation, but her feet are also in bad shape. She went a couple months with out a trim but now I’m tryin to find a good schedule for her. Her feet...
  2. Health & Wellness
    I was trimming one of my Nigerian dwarfs hooves and noticed an indentation in one of his soles. It doesn't look bad but I'm still curious about what it could be? The ground is pretty muddy in their pen, but they have plenty of spaces to climb and get off the ground.
  3. Goat Management
    I had seen an advertisement for an electric hoof knife that had instead of a cutting disk a tiny chainsaw for trimming the hoof. It removed a little bit of the hoof at a time while doing this quickly and seemed to be very safe. Does anyone know what brand that particular hoof knife is? Thanks in...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I recently purchased an alpine yearling and she seems to have a problem with her front hooves. Her back hooves are trimmed up fine and look much like my Nigerians but her front hooves split out in opposite directions. I've trimmed her hooves (it was a fight) but not sure how to correct this...
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