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  1. Introductions
    Hi all, I'm new to this forum. Live in NC and have a small herd of Nigerian Dwarf goats. One of my 7 week old kids got sick with what I believed to be Pneumonia. Started him on aspirin as he was running a fever of 105.6, gave Tylan for 3 days and he started to perk up and fever went away and...
  2. Health & Wellness
    911 three day old kid. Twin birth. No issues. Nursed well for last 3 days. Today he’s getting lethargic. With a stethoscope there aren’t crackles but there is a grunt at the very end of his breath. Gave him Vit B and nutridrench for kids. Also had Vit E first 2 days because of bowed front legs...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    My daughter just got a little3 1/2 mo ND doeling with her premium money from the fair. Everything seemed fine until that nigh and she started coughing. Temp was fine and FAMACHA Looked btw a 2 and a3. I plan on getting her into the vet for a check up but that may be a couple of weeks ...a...
  4. Health & Wellness
    Is there any significant difference in how interstitial pneumonia presents in a one-month-old kid? Other than dosage, is there a differential in how to treat?
  5. Health & Wellness
    Would it be ok to give a kid LA-200? If so how much and could I give it orally? I have a five day old boer kid (6-7lb) that I've been bottle feeding. She's been drinking fine, but yesterday she had a decrease in appetite, but after some probiotics her appetite has returned. She also has had...
  6. Health & Wellness
    We had a goat suddenly die of pneumonia last week. There weren't symptoms, but we took her to the vet and autopsy said pneumonia. The vet gave us a vaccine for the rest of our small herd, but today, I have two more with snotty noses and they're coughing. The goat who died had a 3 month old kid...
  7. Health & Wellness
    here in texas the temps are going CRAZY! yesterday the high was 94 and today its in the 30-40s! my buck was coughing this morning. a wet cough. he is acting completley normal. gave him a dose of Nuflor, warm water, and shavings to help keep him warm.thought about putting a slinky (tight fitting...
  8. Health & Wellness
    Hi all, This is my first thread here. I have almost 40 male goats (age 12-15 months) in my farm. The issue which I facing is that goats are facing diarrhea, and eyes and nose discharge (Thick mucus type thing from eyes). And this disease is spreading among goats one by one. So I separated the...
  9. Health & Wellness
    I am very new to this, I have had goats since I was very young but only dealt with full grown- no kids. Now I have 2, two day old kids that the dam abandoned. One was fine the other had "weak kid syndrome", finally worked with them enough to get them on a bottle (the one without "weak kid...
  10. Health & Wellness
    I have a 2.5 week bottle baby mini lamancha who I am afraid is sick. I got her at 1 week and she's been eating great. Yesterday she refused a feeding but ate her later feeding just fine so I didn't worry. This morning she refused her feeding and had a bit of foam around her mouth. She kept...
  11. Health & Wellness
    I rescue goats and 2 weeks ago got a pygmy momma and her triplets. They came from not ideal living conditions and were only 10 days old. All 3 were nursing and healthy, but the other day we noticed one,not getting enough food and 2 had snot noses. I have been bottle feeding the little one and...
  12. Health & Wellness
    Went to feed the buck on Friday and he was standing by himself without approaching to say hello like he usually does. Buck is 4 years old this March and I only recently acquired him, with a clean bill of health from breeder (health testing done, supplements UTD). Was shivering slightly and just...
  13. Health & Wellness
    Please help!! We have a 7-week old male... Please help!! We have a 7-week old male goat (mother was a Saanen and father a Nigerian Dwarf). The mother would not dilate during labor so her twins had to be delivered by c-section (mom was put down, very sad). The other twin, a female, is totally...
  14. Health & Wellness
    Hello all, I'm in a bit of an emergency here. I'm new to the goat farming business. Until about a year ago I've never even touched a goat. What mom wants mom gets. Now to the point, one of our two goats, Patty, is pregnant and in her late stages of such. she should pop within the next...
  15. Health & Wellness
    Yesterday late afternoon I found my Nubian buckling dead. There was a bunch of foamy liquid coming out of his mouth/lungs and I assumed it was interstitial pneumonia since he was fine a few hours before. This morning we found our Alpine cross doeling down, unable to stand and foam around her...
  16. Health & Wellness
    We live in the mountains, 20 miles from the nearest town. We have an arsenal of herbs and OTC human meds. She is a three month old doeling with a temp. at 104.3 with an occasional barking cough:( along with "throwing/coughing up a white mucusy phlegm" (seen now for the second time). We have...
  17. Introductions
    Hi all! Well I'm new to this Goat Forum, but not new to goats. We raised them as a kid and finally I have my own! I'm so happy about all this, but of course it doesn't come without challenges. Brought Biscuit home on the 15th and already dealing with stuff. First, runny nose then some bloat...
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