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Not sure if this where I'm supposed to post this just kinda in a hurry to look for a answer.

So I checked on my goat today to find his hair to be missing around eyes nose and ears I didn't seem to notice this the other day seems to have happen quick or I didn't notice.

His hair is black so very noticeable his eyes look little red too my other goat seems to be perfectly fine I did a small search and sounds like maybe copper diffecency? I'm going to upload photos to show what I mean
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That looks like lice to me, but that's strange that your others aren't showing symptoms. Whenever I have a goat with bald patches, I lather them in Nu-Stock ointment. It is a sulfur cream, which tends to help with lice too.
 

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I would say copper or zinc deficiency. Are you providing him with minerals? Try Sweetlix for goats. He might have lice too. Treat him for that too.

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The earliest signs of copper deficiency are a faded coat, fish tail (balding tail tip), and losing hair on the face, especially around the eyes or the bridge of the nose.

If the goat has ‘fishtail’ you can be sure its copper deficiency.
Try research some more about mineral deficiency.
 

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I leave a billy block in there room they seem to lick it I just put a new one in there the other day. Then I just feed them a little grain I buy from tractor supply and mainly hay they have grass they can eat but they don't eat it very much oddly.
I use to give them extra powder stuff with there food before I gave them the billy block I will start doing that again
 

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I leave a billy block in there room they seem to lick it I just put a new one in there the other day.
Billy block's don't do enough for them, they are basically a treat.
Since you go to tractor supply I would start putting them on Purina Wind and Rain (not the fly control one.).
What kind of powder stuff were you feeding them?
 

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Manna pro goat mineral supplement is what it says it's in a orange bag I'd give it to them in there bowl.

Will that be enough to get him better or should I buy something else to boost him up?
 

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Where can I find copper bolus I called my local tractor supply they said they just have a copper supplement that's in tablets

 
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