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  1. Health & Wellness
    I am looking into testing my 3 does and I have a few questions. 1: Is Johnes accurate? Should I even bother with having it done? One lab says that it is recommended that your goat is 18 months old, so I guess I can’t do Racheal. 2: What labs are the best and reasonably priced? 3: Is it risky...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Hi all... I'm fairly new to goats (a year in). I have 2 adult nigerians, and just got a new doeling to add to the herd (from a clean CAE/CL/J tested closed herd), but have kept her separate from my other 2 because they have never been tested and I'm learning that's something I should have...
  3. Dairy Diaries
    Hello All, I've posted my query below to the Dairy Goat Forum and wanted to post here as well as I've been sponging up so much of the great info from the Goat Spot Archives and wanted to ask for advice. I am new to the forum and have been slowly making my way through the posts and learning a...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I am needing to test my goat(s), which lab is the best, but also the most cost effective? I am in Ga. Also, do you normally test ALL goats, or just a few in the herd to consider the herd negative? Also, what is the typical cost per sample?
  5. Goat Management
    I just found out my pregnant nubian has Johnes disease, and we are going to have the pull the babies at birth. HELP!!! I don't know anything about bottle feeding kids, or anything about kids! this is my first pregnant goat, and first kids. I've read to use raw whole milk, and not milk replacer...
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