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Goat kidded early May, but the kid died (single birth,
Goat kidded early May, but the kid died (single birth, extra-large male). Since then she has been losing a lot of weight. Milk production, which is usually high, dwindled to almost nothing (no signs o… read more
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4 week old baby goat doing fine, playing, jumping just ate
4 week old baby goat doing fine, playing, jumping just ate an 8oz bottle of formula (it is an orphan) started crying a lot more harder to get to take bottles and let out in yard to run and play then w… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have one billy goat and two females I have lost two that I
I have one billy goat and two females I have lost two that I found dead they all have had kids that all died after the were a few hours old what is going on and how do I fix it signed concerned owner … read more
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We had a mother goat die last Sunday and today her 2 kids seem lethargic
We had a mother goat die last Sunday and today her 2 kids seem lethargic not wanting to eat one just wants to drink water. Afraid they got worms through the mothers milk. We wormed them a month ago an… read more
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My doe gave birth to triplets this morning and all were dead
My doe gave birth to triplets this morning and all were dead when I went to check on her. They appeared normal in size and were full term The largest kid still had the birth membrane covering the top … read more
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my Pygmy goat is kidding right now. Im concerned with how
my Pygmy goat is kidding right now. I'm concerned with how long she has been laboring to have the second kid. The bag broke 30 mins ago and still no baby. Her first one was born dead so I'm very conce… read more
Dr. Loretta
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why are my baby goats being born dead? this has happned more
why are my baby goats being born dead? this has happned more than ten times this season. what do i need to do?… read more
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I have Africanised angora goats, around 70% of the kids born
I have Africanised angora goats, around 70% of the kids born develop swollen ears resembling edema within 2-3 days of being born, as this subsides they develop scabbing on the ears which spreads to th… read more
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Dr. B.
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19,372 satisfied customers
Goats - have lost two babies in the past couple of weeks -
Goats - have lost two babies in the past couple of weeks - one baby was 6 weeks old, one baby was 2 weeks old at time of death. Different mothers. Babies seemed to be doing fine - no obvious scours, a… read more
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I have 3 dairy goats that have died in the past 3 weeks 1st
I have 3 dairy goats that have died in the past 3 weeks 1st one 4 month old buck 2nd one 7 week old baby died 4 days after buck 6 days later 1 1/2 year old dairy goat nothing has changed in diet Im so… read more
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Just got started in the goat raising, and had our first pregnant
Just got started in the goat raising, and had our first pregnant doe delivered 2 kids, that never showed signs of life. The mother just left the kids lying there and never attempted any mothering. Don… read more
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goats: labour as it is not her first one and she has been fine
I had twin goats born out of a kalahari red goat yesterday. I left her during labour as it is not her first one and she has been fine in the past. I cam back 4 hours later to find she had not moved fr… read more
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Hi. I have an angora goat who gave birth to twins on Feb.
Hi. I have an angora goat who gave birth to twins on Feb. 28th. The mom was nursing both fine, and taking care of both, after they were born, probably for a week, and now the mom wants nothing to do w… read more
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RE Boer male from a hard delivery (huge born dead baby first,
RE: Boer male from a hard delivery (huge born dead baby first, then two living kids; this was the 3rd born). The doe was unable to care for them at first, so brought the 2 in the house, dried them off… read more
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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goat: only four months old..He started acting weak three days..tonight
I just butchered my first goat. He was a weather only four months old. He started acting weak three days ago and tonight I found him dead. I've only butchered chickens so I don't know much. Tell me if… read more
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I have a question about goats. We worm our goats regularly
I have a question about goats. We worm our goats regularly and sadly we have lost five babies 2 to 9 months old to these parasites. We have tried every wormer available. Their mothers gums and eyes wi… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
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Doctoral Degree
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HORSE: BRED..clean stram AND HAY MIXED BUT they dont SEEM..TREATS
MY 2 GOATS ARE PREGNANT BOTH WERE BRED AROUND SAME TIME I THINK BOTH ARE IN STAGES OF LABOR BUT AS THIS IS MY AND THEIR FIRST TIME IM NOT SURE WHICH STAGE OR WHAT TO DO TO HELP THEM WE MADE A WIND BRE… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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At what age should I first worm pygmy goats Are there signs
At what age should I first worm pygmy goats?? Are there signs of any kind? I only have two young females, approx. 4 months old and they are precious to me. Want to make sure they are taken care of pro… read more
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