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Hello everyone!
Two questions
I have two kids bucks that, if you remember, the nanny who has been taking care of them dried up. Since then they have been eating like champs on hay, grass and some grain. I'm not sure when they should be wormed. They are fat as ticks!

Second question, my mature buck has dropped weight this winter. Even after being wormed and he gets hay and grain every day.

Any advice is welcome!

I'll post a picture of the babies
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It is always good to get a fecal for worms and cocci even for the mature buck first, to rule that out.

If the buck is older, he can have tooth issues.
Update, our buck does have tooth issues! we did what we could and gave him some PCN. We're just keeping an eye on him.
Still not clear when we should work our kids
Thanks for the advice!
 

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www.wormx.info is the go to site for worm information. You don't worm goats the same as you do dogs, not on a set schedule. Get a fecal sample of each goat and take to vet for a fecal egg count and check for coccidia.
That is recommended practice because of worms becoming resistant to dewormers.
 
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