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I have a pygmy goat that is 14 years old. I have fed him
I have a pygmy goat that is 14 years old. I have fed him grain always. Now he is not interested in eating the grain. He will graze though. Is it old age or should I have him checked? … read more
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My 4 month male goat has kidney stone which hasn't passed.
My 4 month male goat has kidney stone which hasn't passed. This morning his stomach looked as if there is a pouch hanging. Is it too late to save him? If so, what can be done. … read more
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I have Nigerian dwarf goat about year an half old.. He is a
I have Nigerian dwarf goat about year an half old.. He is a wether. He has diarrhea been giving him albon an arrest.. He been having it for today is the 5th day. An my supply of albon is today last tr… read more
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I just inherited a goat that gave birth yesterday. He udder
I just inherited a goat that gave birth yesterday. He udder is hard as a rock and huge, but her teats are flacid and not even a drop of milk / colustrum come out. What should I do? I do not have goat … read more
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My 2 dwarf nigerian goats just gorged themselves on chick starter
My 2 dwarf nigerian goats just gorged themselves on chick starter and layer pellets.They are 4 weeks and 2 weeks old. They appear fine but it just happened 10 minutes ago. I had another goat years ago… read more
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We purchased 2 pygmy goats and have had them for two weeks
We purchased 2 pygmy goats and have had them for two weeks now. I have noticed over the last week that their tummies are getting round. Still eating hay well and are up and walking. I don't feed them … read more
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my 7 yr. old nubian goat has founder/ abnormal hoof growth.
my 7 yr. old nubian goat has founder/ abnormal hoof growth. Almost crippled. What to do and I need a person to trim twice a month in Petaluma/ santa rosa area… read more
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Hi, We have three male Nubian goats. The smallest one has
Hi, We have three male Nubian goats. The smallest one has been acting strangely over the last three days. He hasn't been eating as eagerly as usual, usually sniffing the hay for the tastier bites. He … read more
adkvet
adkvet
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goat: ten year old..year old male..mix..to pull big clumps of hay
I have a ten year old male pygmy goat as the weather is really cold he has been in his shed.He has gotv fresh hay and has goat mix every day.I was adviced to give him a salt lick as well but since he … read more
Dr. Loretta
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goats: have developed diarrhea one from group one and three
We just bought 12 goats 11 does and one buck. We bought group one, 7, two-three weeks before group two. Some have developed diarrhea one from group one and three from group two, including the buck. We… read more
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I have a 1 year old Barbados ram that stopped eating drinking
I have a 1 year old Barbados ram that stopped eating drinking and seperated himself from the other 7 animals. His urine appeared to be dribbling out. We quarantined him and gave him 6cc of penicillin … read more
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I have an eleven year old Boer goat (a pet) that has remained
I have an eleven year old Boer goat (a pet) that has remained bony since he was sick from the bacteria dying off in his stomachs several years ago. He remains active but is losing stomach area weight … read more
Dr. Brian
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goats: feeding them alfalfa hay as weel as pellets..they..toxic
recently bought three goats..have had them about two months...the other afternoon two of the smaller,but adult,gooats died..just laid down and stopped breathing..could not revive them...I have been fe… read more
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. I have a goat who keeps grinding her teeth. She is 14 months old.
Hello. I have a goat who keeps grinding her teeth. She is 14 months old. Yesterday she had some diaherria. I have been giving her power punch (because she is only eating hay and is off her grain). I a… read more
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goats: soon can you give me as much info as you think is possible
i am getting some pygmy goats soon can you give me as much info as you think is possible so that they have the best life available… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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I have 3 boer goats. They free feed in a field. Grass, leaves,
I have 3 boer goats. They free feed in a field. Grass, leaves, etc. They seem healthy but have really big belly's. Its it ok for them to free feed? They only get hay when I can't let them loose. They … read more
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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goats: bloated..walking..60 cc of therabloat orally with a syringe
We have 2 pygmy goats approx. 30lbs- they have been bloated since yesterday- we have kept them up and walking, have given them 3cc to 60 cc of therabloat orally with a syringe twice and 10cc of probot… read more
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What do I feed grown goats I have been told to feed goat pellets
What do I feed grown goats? I have been told to feed goat pellets mixed with corn; told not to feed corn; not to feed sweet feed. One of my 4 had surgery for uretha stones and now leaks urine in order… read more
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