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  1. Beginners Goat Raising
    Hey there I am asking this question for a friend and also for myself as well if need be. What is the normal weight for a 8 month Nigerian Dwarf Goat (for myself now) and how can I help to help her gain weight. Thanks I will try and upload pictures later.
  2. 4H/FFA Corner
    Hey y’all, I’m very curious how much my Boer yearling doe should weigh by this year’s fair to be on par with other does her age. She’s filled out fairly well but she’s sort of short so I feel like she may be smaller than other does. I don’t have an exact weight on her right now, haven’t weighed...
  3. Goat Management
    How fast should mini-goat (ND) newborns gain weight? Do newborns lose weight immediately (like human babies) before they start to gain? Are there general guidelines for gain? I have one that, at 3 days old, has gone from 58 to 64 oz. Is this adequate? Thanks!
  4. Health & Wellness
    I have a Boer goat that gave birth 5 weeks ago to triplets. 2 were still born and one healthy. Since then I haven’t been able to put weight back on her. She’s eating hay and grain. I called the vet and told him she wasn’t gaining weight and she had white cloudy mucus coming from her vagina, he...
  5. Health & Wellness
    Hi there! I rescued 5 goats (4 pygmies, one unknown breed) last October and they are still underweight, and I'm very concerned about them. Are there any supplements I can give them to gain weight? I have never had goats before so I'm completely new to this. I intend to get these guys to a...
  6. Health & Wellness
    Hi, about a month ago I rescued 3 malnourished dying goats. One of them was mauled by a dog and she was in bad condition: couldn't stand, talk, walk, barely eat, but drank alot. The other 2 were malnourished but they are healthy as can be now. They are running around and speaking and doing...
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