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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hello, New to goats and I have a sweet 3 week old boer doe who has developed a limp on her front right leg over the past couple days. Today she won’t put any weight on it at all and it is visibly swollen at the knee joint. Temp is 104. I’ve read about joint ill but it doesn’t sound like that at...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Hello, Our 8 year old Nubian has recently started limping a bit on her front right leg and walking around very stiffly. We trimmed her hooves (no signs of hoof rot) and it hasn't gotten better. There is no swelling in her legs from what I could feel/see. She is eating fine and can walk around...
  3. Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I am excited to be part of this forum. I have used it for years, but just searched the posts and never signed up. I have Oberhasli and Mini Nubians in my milking herd. Some are a mix of both. One of my does just had triplets (3 days ago) and the first baby was breached and I had...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Hi I am new to raising goats and new to goat spot. My family and i recently purchased 2 bottle fed female saanens. One is doing wonderfully while the other is having some issues including issues with her left front leg. We took them both to the vet on Friday to see what was going on. He said...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Hi all, I'm very new to goat raising. Out the back of a horse property I manage we found this female kid, next to her dead mum (shot, illegally because she was on our private property, but its legal to shoot feral goats here). The rest of the herd was no where to be seen. We easily caught said...
  6. Health & Wellness
    So I was sitting here milking and I noticed that one of my does (tied to the wall in front of me) was not setting her foot all the way down on the floor. She is "low lady on the totem pole" and is always getting pushed around and it looks like she has something going on with her front knee. In...
  7. Health & Wellness
    I have a 10year old nanny Pygora who has been acting strangely for about 2 months. She appetite is decreased,she lays down a lot, and sometimes sits with her front legs up in front of her with her chest off the ground. Her hind leg hair is coppery. I read an article on copper toxicity in...
  8. Health & Wellness
    My boyfriend has a goat that back legs started to give out and more recently I've noticed he is loosing mass in his back end and falling down more often. When he is standing still his back legs seem stiff and he stands with them more apart probably to keep his balance. If he gets excited and...
  9. Health & Wellness
    Hi, My poor wether (3 years old) got his foot stuck and twisted in his hay feeder and was like this for sometime. His foot is now swollen. This happened on Wednesday. He puts some weight on it and I've felt and pressed on it and he doesn't mind or yank it away. He is eating and drinking, but I...
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