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  1. Birth Announcements
    Hi All, Lola, my Boer goat, kidded yesterday evening. This was her fourth kidding, but things didn't go smoothly. She labored longer than normal, and then had goo, then pushing. When she finally started pushing, amniotic fluid came out, but then only a hoof. Then a face and one hoof. Since the...
  2. Health & Wellness
    About a week ago I noticed my goat was limping. He did not appear to be in A lot of pain. We checked his hoof and trimmed it and his leg was a little swollen below the knee. We checked for a wound or a break but saw no real cause for swelling. As a precaution my husband gave him a shot of LA...
  3. Health & Wellness
    This little boy is a week old. He is having leg issues. We have given him selenium, vitamin B, and a gallon of cow's milk before going to formula. He seems to walk with stiff legs. Not much bending at all. He is walking, just really stiffly. He has been this way since birth apparently. The...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Update on my bottle baby: (born with hazy grey eyes, but they've completely cleared) He was slow at getting up and walking and still hasn't started jumping and playing. Born Feb 10, so he's 16 days old today. He IS getting around now and I see what the hold up is- his left front leg. He uses...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I am currently bottle raising a Saanen cross that has had weak legs from birth but got around fine. However, he's slowly gotten worse. First his front legs contracted over and he walked on his knees. Now it has progressed to him falling over and being unable to right himself. His back legs are...
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