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Hi everyone,

Does anyone know what this might be? I didn’t notice any swelling yesterday, but today I saw this lump just under his chin. He’s not coughing and seems ok otherwise.

I’ve called the vet, but she’s not in. Hopefully she’ll ring me back soon.
 

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Looks like some kind of goiter. How old is the goat? It looks like a kid in the photo but it's hard to be sure. Is the lump hard or soft?

If it's a soft lump on a suckling kid goat I would suspect it is a harmless milk goiter. I believe the long-eared breeds are more prone to them. These goiters go away when the kid is weaned.
 
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