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I have a three month old Nigerian Dwarf buckling and I need to give him a dose of sulfadimethoxine and just realized our scale is broken! Can anyone tell me (on average) how much a 3 month old Nigerian weighs?

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You really need his weight. It can be so different. You can get a hanging fish scale and put him in a bag or sling and weigh him that way.
 

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Thanks, Karen. Problem is, we're about an hour from town and I'd really like to get this into him quickly!
 

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No, that's the scale that's broken (that's what we usually do.)

BUT - I just realized I have a weight tape! I'd forgotten all about it! Problem solved, thank you everyone!
 

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You can't generalize!! Okay, every goat is different- you have to know his exact weight or you could be over or under dosing!You can use a tape measure and go by the chart on Fias co farm- I can't pull it up right now, but I'm fairly certain it works for dwarf breeds as well.
 
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