flaky skin

Discussion in 'Mini Mania' started by countryboy, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. countryboy

    countryboy New Member

    Dec 7, 2008
    Please tell me why my goat has flaky skin? I caught her and put her on the milk stand. I noticed that her skin seems to be flaking.
  2. AlaskaBoers

    AlaskaBoers New Member

    May 6, 2008
    Wasilla Alaska
    may be a mineral defenciency problem...

    suggest aloe vera juice, or selenium/vit e

  3. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
    could very well be..... :wink:

    Have you de-louced lately?
  4. Jenna

    Jenna New Member

    Jan 7, 2009
    I would say what everyone else said! :greengrin:
  5. RowdyKidz

    RowdyKidz Senior Member

    Apr 2, 2009
    NW Ohio
  6. FunnyRiverFarm

    FunnyRiverFarm New Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Hudson, MI
    Zinc deficiency can cause flakey skin. What everyone else said as well.
  7. jaytori220

    jaytori220 New Member

    Mar 24, 2009
    Melbourne, Fl.
    I noticed on of my does had that when I pulled her undercoat out with a slicker brush. Hmm...never noticed it with my others though.
  8. Thanatos

    Thanatos New Member

    Mar 16, 2009
    Lake Ariel, Pa
    Feed em aloe. mine eat the plant so I dont have to skpie the water :greengrin:
  9. sparks879

    sparks879 New Member

    flx seed helps with skin issues too.