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I have a 5 day old York/Hamp cross piglet that mommy on. She
I have a 5 day old York/Hamp cross piglet that mommy laid on. She wasn't able to nurse from mommy so I brought her inside. She is in a tub with hay for bedding and an infrared heat lamp. She was doing… read more
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I have been caring orphaned goat that was born Sunday night
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I have a Nigerian Dwarf Pygmy Goat. She is 4 weeks old and
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i have a baby goat 2 weeks old, weve been bottle feeding it.
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I have a 3 week old goat kid who is bottle fed and isnt acting
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I am a first time goat owner. We have a female with about 9
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