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A horn on a 1 year old doe goat broke off today - her horns
Hi! A horn on a 1 year old doe goat broke off today - her horns have always appeared weak, and they seemed tender if stressed. The base where it broke off bled significantly, and there is a jagged pro… read more
Richard Rawling
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We have a 6 month old boer goat who managed to rip a horn
We have a 6 month old boer goat who managed to rip a horn off. This is a fair project slated to be sold the first week of August, so I'm wanting to medicate only if necessary. The "quick" of the horn … read more
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Richard Rawling
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My friend has a male, goat. This goat has grown, This goat
My friend has a male ,young goat. This goat has grown … read more
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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My boar goat is losing hair no other goat just him JA: I'm
my boar goat is losing hair no other goat just him … read more
Dr. B.
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We have a kiko/bore cross wether that's approximately 4
We have a kiko/bore cross wether that's approximately 4 years old. Two questions; 1. He has Kiko horns & frequently gets hung up in our fence. On a couple occasions I didn't notice him for several hou… read more
Dr-Bonk
Dr-Bonk
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
239 satisfied customers
Yesterday, the family with whom I board my 7 year-old
Yesterday, the family with whom I board my 7 year-old in tact male Boer-Nubian mix goat informed me that he injured the base of his horns by ramming one or more trees. Apparently when bucks are put in… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,679 satisfied customers
I have a goat with a cracked horn, vertical crack close to
I have a goat with a cracked horn, vertical crack close to the tip. LaMancha with pale coloring. Can even see red through the horn. He (wether) has also had some skin problems this winter - hair loss … read more
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I have a three month/50# XXXXX goat kid that appears to have
I have a three month/50# XXXXX goat kid that appears to have twisted the horn cap free at the base. I didn't see it happen but was standing next to her when she suddenly yelled and ran. I managed to c… read more
adkvet
adkvet
Doctoral Degree
76 satisfied customers
I have a 4 yr old kiko goat who has rough hair, falling out
I have a 4 yr old kiko goat who has rough hair, falling out hair and chills. She's been rubbing her back and no lesions yet but is chilled. She's eating well, I put cortaid cream and zinc oxide on the… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Two weeks ago my 2 and half year old doe acquired a large bump
Two weeks ago my 2 and half year old doe acquired a large bump on her back right side, right where the hollow usually is on a goat. It was very tender to the touch and got larger in a couple days. The… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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HI. I am starting your instructions to worm my goats 2x a
HI. I am starting your instructions to worm my goats 2x a year alternating benzimidazole and ivermectin. I used panacur on March 10. One 150-lb 2-4yr old Alpine whether was was shedding more than norm… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
I got a rescue goat - 5 yrs old. Her hair is coarse & coming
I got a rescue goat - 5 yrs old. Her hair is coarse & coming out in clumps. She is not itching or in discomfort. She is eating well & putting on weight - she was extrememly underweight when we rescued… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
535 satisfied customers
One of my 2 goats has areas on skin where scratched hair off
One of my 2 goats has areas on skin where scratched hair off with horns. Veterinarian has ruled out lice/mange/ internal parasites. We've tried topical cortisone cream, inject ivermectin. I've also gi… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
133 satisfied customers
I have a 3 year old boar goat. It loses its hair on his legs
I have a 3 year old boar goat. It loses it's hair on his legs neck and spots on his back. Where there is no hair the skin looks very dry, tough and thick. He also gets open sores (they remind me of ho… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
250 satisfied customers
I have a goat I am minding for a neighbour (female and feeding
I have a goat I am minding for a neighbour (female and feeding a kid at present - the goat not the neighbour) who damaged her horn about six months ago I am told. The horn was pushed back flat and was… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
DVM
1,381 satisfied customers
goat: month old..last time the base of the horn was bleeding.
I have a 2 month old Tennesse Fainting goat. She has gotten her head caught in the fence several times. The last time the base of the horn was bleeding. I cleansed it and applied pressure until it sto… read more
Doc Evan
Doc Evan
Professor
DVM, PhD
1,055 satisfied customers
I have an 11 mo. old nigerian dwarf goat doe. About 6 months
I have an 11 mo. old nigerian dwarf goat doe. About 6 months ago she started itching and a neighbor said she had lice I dusted her with co ral on two occasions as directed and it seemed to resolve the… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
I have an older nubian doe goat with a horn that is broken
I have an older nubian doe goat with a horn that is broken in two places. The hard shell of the horn has split and broken away from the inner tissues from the growth nub to about 2-3 inches up and you… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
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Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
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