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  1. Health & Wellness
    So, one of the 4-H families who bought goats from us just emailed me. Apparently their Lamancha just passed away due to what the vet diagnosed as "sweet clover" poisoning. She was such a sweet doe... They are so sad! (as are we!) I've been working with goats for 14 years now and yet I have...
  2. Goat Management
    I have a rat problem and none of the typical solutions seem to be an option. Im too much of a wuss for snap traps, I'm terrified of putting out poison because I'm afraid my crafty goats might get into it, and barn cats or rat terriers aren't an option financially, zap traps for the same reason...
  3. Health & Wellness
    I recently realized we had milkweed in our pasture, which I've read is toxic to goats. Now I'm worried about everything I can't immediately identify. We have a lot of this in the pasture (and not much else). I don't know what it is, so I don't know if we need to get rid of it. Any help would be...
  4. Beginners Goat Raising
    I am putting my goat in a lot that has an avocado tree and I was wondering, will he eat it? I read avocados are poisonous and I live in Hawaii and don't know if the avocado trees here are of the poisonous variety or are all avocado trees poisonous? I was thinking of cutting the branches high...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I'm located in MN and we are looking at buying some hay. The one farmer we talked to warned us about fox tail being located in his hay. I have seen cases of sore mouth and illness from this plant in the west but I don't see any of that in my area. Does anyone know if it is bad all together or if...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hi! I was wondering if clover and pine was poisonous? I read that they can't eat it on a different goat website. :thinking:
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