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  1. Health & Wellness
    Tomorrow I will be cutting my young goats from 3 bottles a day to 2, and I am wondering if I should substitute a bottle of electrolytes for the mid day. They have plenty of water to help themselves to, I am wondering if with less bottle feeding and temperatures near 90* F, they may get too hot.
  2. Health & Wellness
    Help! I have a buckling who is not even 6 weeks old yet. We must be doing something right, because he has gotten quite big and is already VERY interested in the does. He is blubbering, sticking his tongue out, and acting like a fool just like his dad does when he's in rut. There are 2 does...
  3. Kidding Koral
    We had our first kidding this spring and the babies will be going to their new homes very soon. They are eight weeks old and have been eating hay, grain, and minerals. The problem is that we have not witnessed them drinking water out of the bucket. They have been dam raised. We separate them...
  4. Goats For Sale
    I have a Nigerian doe who's kids are to be weaned soon. She is a very sweet girl, 3 years old and in good health. Unfortunately she just isn't the milker I need right now. She came from a small farm in Ohio, and is not registered. She would make a great companion animal, and she is a wonderful...
  5. Goat Management
    I'm stumped! I've hunted for information on the web, as well as asking local farms, but can't find anything that I feel would work for us. Here's a little background, as well as what we're hoping to accomplish: We have a very small hobby farm - just four does, and two are in milk. We only...
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