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  1. Health & Wellness
    I have 3 goats who need their hooves trimmed. I am new to goats and have never done this. Doe is very skittish (rescue animal) and kids have never had it done. Looking for someone in Spokane, WA that trims goat hooves. Anyone out there? Thanks!
  2. Health & Wellness
    Yesterday evening, I discovered that my Alpine doe could barely walk. One of her back hooves was broken laterally across the toe, about a half an inch from the end. I trimmed all of her feet, making sure to remove as much from the injured toe as I could safely do. Then, I cleaned and...
  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. Goat Management
    Hello all! I'm on the "wet coast" and have a few La Mancha goats. Even though I trim their hooves once a month and keep their feet on as dry ground as is possible through the rainy winters, I've been noticing a developing hoof problem on the rear hooves of my largest goat--see photo attached...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Hi there, We were trimming our goats' hooves yesterday and found holes in one of our goat's hooves. She's the only one that has them. She doesn't seem to be in pain and she let us trim her hooves like normal, but obviously we're worried. We trimmed last month and didn't see anything like this...
  6. 4H/FFA Corner
    I noticed my wether has a slight bow in one of his hind legs... I know its said you cant correct structural issues but I have read that you can trim a goats hooves in a certain way to correct a splay footed goat. Does anyone know of a way I could use this same concept to fix his hind leg? It's...
  7. Health & Wellness
    I have a doe that has funky hooves. Unfortunately, she was the one that suffered from my learning curve. I've been trying for the past year to make her more upright and take off extra toe, but not making much headway. These photos are of her hind hooves, which are by far worse than the front...
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