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  1. Health & Wellness
    My Nubian doeling (who has got to be the clumsiest thing to ever exist and will be the death of me) just jumped into her water bucket, cast first. It’s soaking wet and my father refuses to address it because there’s a week left of her cast being on and he doesn’t want to spend the money to fix...
  2. Beginners Goat Raising
    This is my first time with goats as an adult - we had Nubians growing up and I am now coming to the realization/understanding that my parents were WOEFULLY misinformed and am retroactively worried about the goats we had. We have become the owners of two absolutely LOVELY Nubian gals (and one...
  3. Health & Wellness
    Hey everyone. So... eventful night. Our Nubian doeling broke her leg, so we rushed her to the vet and he sedated her to put a cast on. No clue why, I had no say in it. But now it’s been an hour and she still hasn’t waken up completely, and the vet said it would take 20 mins. I’m really worried...
  4. Health & Wellness
    My girl had 2 babies early Tuesday morning, one is doing great and the other is really struggling. She was nursing on and off but sometimes won’t so I’ve been trying to supplement by bottle feeding her (milk from her mom). Her sister will take 5-6 oz from the bottle easy but my weak girl...
  5. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hello, I am not new to goats, but I am new to registering them. I have two Nubian does that are the offspring of a registered 50% American dam and an unregistered Nubian sire (blame 15-year-old me, the buck was really sweet, and I did not know anything about registering goats at the time). I...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    We‘re going to pick out our first goats in two days! Two pregnant Nubians who are within a week or two of their due dates. Anything particular that we should look for since they are near the end of pregnancy or questions we should ask when we go to pick them out? We are buying from a breeder who...
  7. Kidding Koral
    So this doe is a first freshener and I'm actually not sure if shes even pregnant or not. Our late buck Cassius had gotten out of his pen a couple months back and had run amok among the does for probably a day ir half a day. The doe in question is about two years old and shes looking for large...
  8. Health & Wellness
    Hi, I went out to feed and I noticed that i saw a big pile of poop that looked more like dog poop then goat poop but it was in the goat house. When I let the does out I noticed another pile of it so I decided to watch over them to survey their poop. I saw that my two oldest does both had sticky...
  9. Health & Wellness
    So today our second doe kidded and its been awfully cold and rainy. She had 3 kids and currently two of them arent doing so well. They aren't keeping warm even when inside with a heater. I made the mistake of putting them back outside and they worsened within a few hours, currently they're...
  10. 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...
  11. Health & Wellness
    I have a first freshener with a cough that has persisted since she was about 3 months old. We've done antibiotic rounds and it will go away for a few days but then comes back. I'm worried about her prolapsing after she kids because of the forcefulness of her cough. It's a single cough, not a...
  12. Goat Management
    I want heavy, hardy and tall Nubian's. At least 250 lbs, 35 inches (withers), live with little to no worming and trimmings, make lovely milkers and also have excellent breed conformation. Once I get the "look" I want they'd probably be around 60-70% Nubian and 40-30% meat goat and then I would...
  13. Health & Wellness
    My wife and I are new to goats and have had our Nubian Does Thelma and Louise for a little over a year now. I have never noticed this before, but a few days ago Thelma's front ankles appear to be pretty swollen. We trimmed hooves the other night thinking that might help, and noticed some...
  14. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi there! Newbie here, I’ve been raising goats for about 6 months now. I have a Nigerian dwarf pair, female and wether. Since we plan to start a dairy herd, I recently bought a 14 week old Nubian doe. She’s been quarantined and I put her in with the other two yesterday. Since then they’ve been...
  15. Health & Wellness
    The issue is with a 3 year old Nubian cross that had her first babies this year (grown and healthy twins) and suddenly started having problems. Everything seemed to be fine until yesterday morning when she refused grain or any other food and started acting depressed. My first thought was bloat...
  16. Health & Wellness
    How do these girls look? Are they normal size? The White one is A Nigerian Dwarf / Saanen cross. Her birthday was March 16th 2020. Her name is Willow Tilly is the brown Nigerian dwarf. Her birthday was Jan 1st 2020. Either her mom or her grandmother was half Nubian, but she doesn't have any...
  17. Health & Wellness
    Ok. So background story. Im a new goat owner. I got my first 2 goats mid-April. 2 Does. 1 Nigerian dwarf and 1 Nigerian-Saanen. The Nigerian-Sannen, Willow, ( then 6 weeks old) got sick and had a weird back-and-forth of Scours and chunky stools for a couple weeks before we took her to the vet...
  18. Beginners Goat Raising
    Based on temperament and ability to keep in fencing, which breed do you recommend the most? What have been your experiences with each breed and their temperament and milk production? Any reoccurring health issues you’ve had?
  19. Kidding Koral
    Good Morning, I purchased a new Nubian in Early December, who was already pregnant, due Valentine's Day! Also arriving with her was a young buck, so my two girls, Lola, a 4-year old Boer with horns, and Ivy, a 2.5 year old Nubian, were busy with him, although Ivy seemed to be making friends with...
  20. Health & Wellness
    Please help! Long story short... New buck who busts though fencing got into doe pasture 7-6-19, 7-12-19. Does dewormed with valbazen 6-5-19, 6-15-19, and one doe dewormed 7-21-19. Also, new doe was dewormed 7-6-19 on the day I brought her home, so one day before breeding. Unsure if does were in...
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