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  1. Health & Wellness
    I am still new to goats (about a year and a half) and one of my does almost tore her hoof off and I have been wrapping it and cleaning it with diluted iodine and triple antibiotic ointment. I haven’t started the antibiotics though I’m not sure how much to give and how long and where to...
  2. Health & Wellness
    Hey everyone! I’d like to put together a medical kit/list for my herd since the nearest goat vet to me (that I know of) is about a forty minute drive and may or may not actually know goats super well. What do you recommend for stuff to have on hand, and what do you use commonly but buy as...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hi all, Just wondering what natural remedies actually work for goat health ie worming, mites etc Anything you can think of as preventatives (garlic and DE have been proven to be myths for example) Also what human medication etc are safe for goats. I know aspirin and Ibuprofen are safe as pain...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Our nubian had twins 4 days ago and her milk had not come in. We brought the babies home as one was very near death and the other not far behind. After hours of work they did warm up and both took to a bottle very well. The first 2 days they looked to completely rebound. Both playing, eating...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Can you guys please leave below some good, affordable medicines to always have on hand for goats? Can you also list what the meds are for? Been trying to stock up my medical cabinet.
  6. Health & Wellness
    I found this in the goat medicine bin this morning. I would guess that my mom got. What is it and what is it used for?
  7. Health & Wellness
    My Nigerian has developed a couple of bald spots on her side. No sores or painful looking wounds; skin is very smooth. I did some research and I believe it is mites, although I've never dealt with them before. I'm having trouble finding what the best treatment is. Any good advice and the names...
  8. Health & Wellness
    My goat has been banding for a while now. His testicles are starting to fall off now. The band has cut into the skin. Should I just leave it alone or should I put something on them?
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