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  1. Health & Wellness
    Hi all! I was letting my goats browse my bushy woods and Petaluma found a gardenia and ate it up. I wanted that one to grow, so goat like!!!!:cautious: She didn't get much, just a six inch branch with 6 or 7 leaves. Should I be concerned? Thanks!
  2. Goat Management
    i have a first-time freshener that is still 14 days away from her due date today I have noticed she has not laid down once she is standing or pacing a bit. drinking normally but just pickally browsing at her hay hot eating much. she has separated her self and has had her head pressed on the wall...
  3. Health & Wellness
    I went out to the goat yard this morning and found miss Ivy all swollen up. I don't know what wrong with her. It's not bloat because there is no feed she could have gotten into. I took her temperature and it was low 100.9 I think, it's chilly outside so that could help play a role. I Gave her...
  4. Health & Wellness
    So this later part of the year has been difficult for my goat herd. I have been struggling with pale eyes, and one doe almost died. The have two acres of grass to graze and I feed them Purina free choice goat mineral, and they have a cobalt block. Does anyone know what I'm missing. Should I be...
  5. Health & Wellness
    I’ve recently moved my goats into a brand new pen and have noticed for the past week that a good nanny of mine has been acting lethargic. She has been secluding herself from the herd and staying in one corner. Before moving the goats into the new pen, I wormed them, so I don’t think she has...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Can anyone recommend a goat dewormer that isn't in the same family as Ivermectin and Cydectin?
  7. Health & Wellness
    Does anyone know how much Benadryl to have ready before I give my goat an iron injection? Thanks!
  8. Health & Wellness
    Hello everyone, This is my first post and I could use some help. I've had a goat that has been sick for weeks with super death pale eyes. And she has gotten worse over the past few days with bad scours and less energy. She is still grazing some and drinking a little. I've given her red cell, B...
  9. Health & Wellness
    I have a Yearling goat that was never feed by mama. The goat has been cheerful and up beat since we got it. But today it is drooling with head down, it neck is unusually warm and feverish, with its tail down and it isn't eating. It has no energy to move and looks drugged. Any ideas on this poor...
  10. Health & Wellness
    I have a buckling that is right at 3 months old yesterday around 5 PM noticed he was not himself.. He just wants to lay down and then when he gets up he just keeps stretching his back legs out.. Temp was 102.9 thinking bloat I gave him some vegetable oil and massaged his belly he did burp once...
  11. Health & Wellness
    Hello, I am a new goat owner. I am struggling to find information and places where I can buy some sort of Amprolium for my sick Nanny. She has been scouring for a few weeks and I'm struggling to wait for her bloods and stools to come back. My Doe has lost quite a lot of weight and is very...
  12. Health & Wellness
    So last night I heard one of my pygmy goats crying like she was in pain. I run outside to check on her, and she is just standing there crying. She is very small so I sat her on my lap. She jumped off my lap, walked a few step, stumbled, fell over, and that was it. She was gone. It all took less...
  13. Health & Wellness
    Hi, I am new here so just figuring out things. I have 3 goats. I am just trying to get some advice on my 10 month old Nigerian Dwarf goat. She has been foaming at her mouth for 7 days! Started on Sunday, 2/2/20. She is a little bit bloated but not that big, you can hear gas going up her throat...
  14. Health & Wellness
    As per the username, I am absolutely clueless at the moment and need help. Long story short, I am long term petsitting and I have 4 goats under my care. Last week on Wednesday I noticed Shirley (I believe she is a Nigerian but slightly bigger. She was a rescue.) I believe she is around 7-9 years...
  15. TGS Announcements & Help
    As per the username, I am absolutely clueless at the moment and need help. Long story short, I am long term petsitting and I have 4 goats under my care. Last week on Wednesday I noticed Shirley (I believe she is a Nigerian but slightly bigger. She was a rescue.) I believe she is around 7-9 years...
  16. Introductions
    hi, how are you all doing. I was searching google a couple of days ago when my goat was sick, I couldn't figure out in time what happened to her and she died. But I found this forum, so i bookmarked it in case I needed any advice in future. My another goat looks abnormal, she is very week and...
  17. Health & Wellness
    So I have a nanny goat that is acting weird. She is really stiff legged in the rear end. And lays down often. Is still eating a drinking. But her legs are super stiff and he back looks hunched. We are going to take fecal samples to the vet tomorrow. And our 1 year old buckling is starting to...
  18. Health & Wellness
    I have a 7-month-old Nigerian Dwarf Buckling that was acting weird today. When we went out to feed and he wasn't bugging us with the other goats. I went to look for him and he was laying down and can't seem to get up and is kicking. I palpated him all over no reaction from him. No visible...
  19. Health & Wellness
    Hi, I am a new goat owner. We just received a new 8 week old Mini Nubian today. She rode three hours in a car. She has been breathing rapidly and bleating all day. Tonight she is breathing 110 per/ min, temp 104.6 and occasional cough. Cooled her down with fan and bath. Not sure if she...
  20. Health & Wellness
    Seven year old Nubian, kidded 2 weeks ago, everything went fine. Healthy babies. Have been milking her everyday, feeding the babes with her milk, she won't nurse them, she has a wonky udder, but she still mothers them. Everything normal, and fine yesterday. Today about 3:00 I went out and she...
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