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My daughters goat for FFA busted his horn open and it wont
My daughters goat for FFA busted his horn open and it wont stop bleeding. It has been going on since Saturday. Its worse now, since he slammed his body onto the concrete fighting us to move. Hes in a … read more
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My goat has broke her horn at the scalp she will not let me
My goat has broke her horn at the scalp she will not let me get too Close to look at it what must I do And what is the best way to keep her from further injury is there something I can do , I've calle… read more
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I have three pygmy goats. I thought they may have got mites
I have three pygmy goats. I thought they may have got mites as they are rubbing up against things and scratching with their horns. One also has hairloss and dry skin around the eyes, nose and on the e… read more
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We have a baby goat (about 5 months old) who partially broke
We have a baby goat (about 5 months old) who partially broke her horn today at the base. The horn is still attached, but loose, and we are worried she is going to bump into something, bump it loose, a… read more
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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
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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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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My pregnant doe just fell and torn off bother horns...let holes
My pregnant doe just fell and torn off bother horns...let holes into her head. Not bleeding much. What can I do? antibiotics?? How much? Pain management?… read more
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I have two billy goats that are hooked together by their horns.
I have two billy goats that are hooked together by their horns. Is there anything I can do to help them get apart? It has been at least 3 hours that they have been locked together?… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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this is not a dog. Its a goat. I have a nigerian pygmy goat,
this is not a dog. Its a goat. I have a nigerian pygmy goat, and two midget goats all three are males The pygmy goat, has been crying a lot tonight. I give them a mixture of oats barley molasses and r… read more
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CountryDoc
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My father owns a Barbados Ram whose horns are causing him problems.
My father owns a Barbados Ram whose horns are causing him problems. One horn grows right over the eye. Last year, we sawed it off and packed it with floor to control the bleeding. There was an ulcer o… read more
Dr. Todd
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Our female pygmy goat (approx 11 years old) has been having
Our female pygmy goat (approx 11 years old) has been having blood in her urine. We did a round of penicillin for one week (at the dosage recommended for goats). It did seem to help a bit but not entir… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a goat with pus filled sores all over his back. He
I have a goat with pus filled sores all over his back. He seems healthy otherwise and is acting normal. Each sore has a scab over it and they seem to be increasing in number. I separated it from my ot… read more
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I HAVE TWO NEW KIDS, 7DAYS OLD. IVE LET THEM OUT OF THEIR
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my pigmy goats horns were removed when she was a baby but one
my pigmy goats horns were removed when she was a baby but one side grew back. 5 minutes ago she got the horn caught in the fence and it was pulled out. what should I do. will she be okay?… read more
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im looking for a goat to keep my pony company. what would
im looking for a goat to keep my pony company. what would be the best one to get ? ive been looking at the dairy goat are they good with other animals? i was a little worried about their horns. would … read more
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CountryDoc
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Our 3-year old male pygmy goat has a sore on his right shoulder.
Our 3-year old male pygmy goat has a sore on his right shoulder. The sore is about 2 inches round, raw with white pus exuding from it. He seems to be bothered by it and is itching his body against the… read more
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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
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