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  1. Health & Wellness
    Anyone have any experience with rumen ulcers? What to feed, not feed? My older doe went off feed suddenly and became lethargic and hid in barn. Temp 105! She is on ampicillin for 5 days and injectable Famotidine..also getting Pepto Bismol, probiotics as well. Her temp has come down and she...
  2. Goat Management
    My husband bought two new goats yesterday at sale barn. They are both probably 3 months old. They appear to be Boer and Kiko mixes. They are not from the same herd. My husband dewormed (I cannot reason with him about this) and gave them Power Drench yesterday when he got them home. The boy has...
  3. Beginners Goat Raising
    I have twin Alpine kids that I am weaning, (this is our first time btw), and we also have two boer kids that are around 4 months old. The Alpine kids are 3 months old. The boers are a little bit bigger than the Alpines but I haven't seen the boers get aggressive with them in the pasture. Should...
  4. Health & Wellness
    I have an eight week old Nigerian Dwarf Buckling who started getting diarrhea today. He was disbudded at 3 weeks. He started getting scurs recently so I had him disbudded again yesterday. The second time was much more stressful on him. He has been very healthy up to this point and has had his...
  5. Goat Management
    Hello everyone, I have 3 French Alpine, 1 year olds. They all have the same father and include 2 males and a female. They all came from the same place. One of the males is having TERRIBLE separation anxiety from me that he is now constantly jumping the fence. It's winter so we can't do much...
  6. Beginners Goat Raising
    I'm located in a rural part of southwestern Virginia, so for the majority if the time it's peaceful and quiet here. Unfortunately, the neighbor with the smallest distance between my land and theirs owns two very territorial dogs who are not afraid to be vocal toward me. The past few days I have...
  7. Health & Wellness
    My doe is due to kid on April 25. She had a respiratory infection when she came back from the breeder. I was able to knock it out with Bova Sera. She then came down with a mild case of pinkeye. I got rid of that by Cleaning around her eyes with mouth wash and topical drops of antibiotic into her...
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