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  1. Health & Wellness
    Update 2: Layla passed away on Monday 10/15. It turns out the initial veterinarian missed significant injuries to her head and spine and she was suffering a brain bleed these past few weeks. I am devastated and processing. Both she and DeeDee were such amazing souls and I feel responsible as a...
  2. Health & Wellness
    I've been meaning to ask this for some time. I've never had a kid (in 50+ kids) I needed to put down, but recently, I became the caretaker for a neighbor's nursing doe that was ravaged by worms & probably wouldn't make it , and she was scheduled to go out of town (I would have cancelled, but...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello! I am new here, this is my first thread. I need some help bad. We got our first buck two days ago, a nice little Pygmy boy. He was separate from the wether we bought for company for the first night to settle down and take in the property. Anyways, wake up and Mr. Buck is in the horse...
  4. Health & Wellness
    We recently got 4 pygmy goats. A dog got into their pen (twice actually) and got a hold of the same goat. The dog following its instinct latched onto the goat's neck and had to be pulled off. We cleaned the wounds every day as well as giving the goat a shot of penicillin each day to prevent...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I took a goat from a woman 2 days ago. The rest of her goats had been killed by dogs and this goat was the only survivor. I only have one goat who needed a friend. The woman told me the goat was "limping". When I picked her up I saw that she was not putting any weight on her back left leg. She...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Help Please with an injuried Goat I have a young goat that was pulled through a fence by a dog. The only visible injuries were two puncture wounds and a deep cut on the front leg. The goat is eating and can sit up but will not stand up on his own. We stand him up but the he doesn't really stand...
  7. Health & Wellness
    I am sad to say one of my Dad's goats got his head stuck in the fence and my German Shepherd got to him before I did. The baby goat survided the encounter but can't use his front two legs. He had one deep cut across the shoulder. All the wounds are healing great. We are thinking that his front...
  8. Health & Wellness
    Hello everyone! Let me start by saying I am brand new to owning goats, so please forgive my ignorance ahead of time. I would like to get your opinions on how to best treat an injured goat of mine. Sadly, my German Shepherd climbed into the pen I was keeping my 4 goats in on Saturday evening...
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