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  1. Health & Wellness
    As per the username, I am absolutely clueless at the moment and need help. Long story short, I am long term petsitting and I have 4 goats under my care. Last week on Wednesday I noticed Shirley (I believe she is a Nigerian but slightly bigger. She was a rescue.) I believe she is around 7-9 years...
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    As per the username, I am absolutely clueless at the moment and need help. Long story short, I am long term petsitting and I have 4 goats under my care. Last week on Wednesday I noticed Shirley (I believe she is a Nigerian but slightly bigger. She was a rescue.) I believe she is around 7-9 years...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Looking for insight: One of my fainting goat boys started acting off yesterday. He is 9 months old and basically a lap dog of a goat. Friday night, fed him and put him in his shed for the night and he was 100% normal. By Saturday morning, he wouldn’t leave his shed, hunched up and shivering...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Lost a good friend today. Little Pygmy doe died after a 5 day battle with listeria. IV's and high powered drug weren't enough to pull her through it and she died this morning. My next concern is cleaning the stall we had her isolated in so that her friends can get back to the life they are...
  5. Health & Wellness
    We are boarding a few of my friends dairy goats over the winter months. When my dad got up (the goats are on his farm) and went to do goat chores in the morning, he noticed one of the dairy does didn't want to stand. She would eat and drink, but not want to stand. He called my friend and she...
  6. Health & Wellness
    This may be a long post but it may save a goat. Two weeks ago I got a frantic call from my husband saying one of my goats was having seizures. My heart sank. My first kid, now 1 1/2 yr old, Cleo was having seizures, darting/rolling eyes, unable to stand. My first search told me it was Polio. An...
  7. Health & Wellness
    Greetings! I am new to the forum and hoping for some guidance on my situation. Question: has anyone had a goat successfully recover from listeriosis, and what can I expect in the recovery period? Elaboration: I have a one month old nigerian dwarf that I believe has listeriosis. Thursday morning...
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