I have a small herd of Boer market goats and 2 Saanen does. Six of them are due to kid in 6 weeks. Today I went into the barn and noticed a scratch on the underside of Blossom's ear when I was giving her a little lovin'. When I looked closer I noticed a hard nodule on the tip of her ear and when she pulled away it popped right off. It was hard and filled with a green pus. It did not have an odor to it. The abcess came completely off and I immediately removed it from the barn. I have an old dairy farm and am wondering if it was CL could it have come from the herd of cows there previously? Can CL appear anywhere? Everything that I've read says it is usually found near the neck. She is one of the boers and the abcess was at the tip of her ear. What a nightmare. What does this mean for the future of my dairy goats?