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I have a 10-mo old doe goat, not pregnant that I know of,
I have a 10-mo old doe goat, not pregnant that I know of, belly bloated but not firm....feels like a balloon. She has been down since last night. Hind legs not coordinated, shaky, cries when I move he… read more
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I have a 10 year old Nigerian that suddenly started being
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I have a 3 week old goat we are bottle feeding. Her legs
I have a 3 week old goat we are bottle feeding. Her legs seem weak this morning, she can not hardly hold herself up … read more
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My 6 month wether cannot urinate. Just strains and gets a
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My doe gave birth to triplets this morning and all were dead
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My pet boer goat (Max, adult 6 year old male) is favoring one
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I have a kid goat roughly 9 mos. old who is in a fetal position
I have a kid goat roughly 9 mos. old who is in a fetal position (head turned to one side) and when I go to move her she cries out in pain. She is drinking (Electrolytes) and eating a small amount of h… read more
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We have a mid size neutered goat thats prob 9-10 years
Hello. We have a mid size neutered goat thats prob 9-10 years old. Never any issues but last couple of days hes not been eating as well, straining at times passing a lot of gas andburbing some My husb… read more
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My 12 yr old pygmy goat has been having trouble passing urine
My 12 yr old pygmy goat has been having trouble passing urine couple of weeks now. She strains and only passes small amounts. We feed her 16% goat feed--about 1 cup 2 times a day, keep a mineral block… read more
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Need Help diagnosing/treating a sick goat. I have tried to
Need Help diagnosing/treating a sick goat. I have tried to provide a lot of information below. I don't expect that you can provide a definitive diagnosis without seeing the animal, but I am looking fo… read more
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Are goats affected by drop in temperature?Our kiko/bore cross
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I am fairly new to owning alpacas. I have two intact, ten
I am fairly new to owning alpacas. I have two intact, ten year old males who I bought as non- showable, non-breeding animals. My only plan was to use the fiber. They share their barn pen & pasture wit… read more
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Regarding selenium deficiency in a llama. I have a 1+ yr old
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goat: rescued..feed..gave him a little bit of corn syrup
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I am a first time goat owner. We have a female with about 9 week old male baby. We are feeding her a mix of alfalfa & timothy hay free choice, gets purina goat chow, which she does not each much of. S… read more
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