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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi, one of my seasoned does just gave birth 10 minutes ago, and a lot of mucus and fluid the color of burnt orange (if that makes sense) came out. This is my 2nd year breeding goats on my own but have seen/helped with other small farmers and never seen/heard of this. Could it be a mineral...
  2. Health & Wellness
    I was away this weekend , and my dad was taking care of my goats, including my pregnant one. I suspect he was feeding them corn instead of the feed I usually give them. I am sure that is the cause of her stringy rectal discharge, but would their be any other causes? She is eating and drinking...
  3. Kidding Koral
    I have a doe who is due next Saturday (the earliest she COULD be due is Wednesday as that would be 150 days from when she was put in with our buck). Friday night she started losing her mucus plug (white elmers glue type discharge). And since around noon yesterday (Saturday) she's had the super...
  4. Kidding Koral
    So I have a doe who I believe is due a week from today (Saturday) - although if I go by when I put her in with the buck she could be due as early as Wednesday. Anyway, last night she lost her mucus plug (white and thick like Elmer’s glue) and today she has gobs and gobs of clear, stretchy mucus...
  5. Health & Wellness
    She developed a marble sized lump a couple weeks ago. It hasn't changed in size and her mastits test was negative. She was perfectly fine, and lump unchanged yesterday, but today when I went to milk her the lump has since doubled in size and she seemed tender on her udder. While milking I...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    Our doe has been in labor for about 3 hours now give or take. It started with the mucus plug just showing like this: Soon after that the mucus plug began to increase in length and fluid started to seep out as well. The mucus plug is now stringy and long like this: Now she is just laying...
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