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  1. Goat Management
    We are completely new to having kids. We had a surprise birth a few days ago. The doe (Martha) has rejected one of the twins (Peter) and he is being bottle fed. The other twin (Parker) appears to be feeding. Martha's udders are so full all the time. Martha hates human contact, she had none...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello all! I am very new to goats. I had two Nigerian pygmy goat wethers arrive on Friday, they boys are absolutely adorable! However there seems to be a lot of different information on them. Now I was told that wethers should not have grain On a regular basis due to UC. But that they always...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    hey yall! im considerably a new goat owner. We got our first Nigerian when she was a month old in February this year. We got her from a lady that ended up taking in a herd from a neighbor and was practically giving them away as she found herself overwhelmed with all the new goats. So we took her...
  4. Beginners Goat Raising
    I’m very new to caring for goats. I just acquired a 4week old goat about 5 days ago and he wont take a bottle. he's eating feed, hay, and vegetation like crazy. But his little belly is super hard, he’s had diarrhea, and he doesn’t play at all. I'm worried. The only large animal vet in my area...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello. I have a 7 week old kid currently and will be getting a second one this evening. We lost one of the babies we got the first time around so I want to make sure I do the right stuff with this baby. What should I do when I get a new goat? I bought this stuff but am unsure if I should use it...
  6. Waiting Room
    I have a goat about to kid and I think the anticipation is going to kill me. This is my first time and I'm sure that's why. She's got the white and yellow mucus, soft tailbone area, lying down a lot, only sipping water, and won't eat. I've separated her from the pack and put her in the...
  7. Beginners Goat Raising
    Ok, so this is our first year with goats, and 150 days after one stormy/romantic night our herd of 15 multiplied to 31 goats. We know have 8 baby boys who are about 4+ months and we are wondering when/how to introduce them to our two big males. We separated the baby boys maybe a month and a half...
  8. Beginners Goat Raising
    Just got my first baby yesterday JaLyn B Imari a little Nigerian Dwarf Doe. I am so grateful that the breeder had the foresight and was good enough to have lots of goat milk frozen for me to take for feeding. I have read so many horror stories about substitutes. It has to be best for the...
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