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I just adopted two potbelly pigs that are about 1 month old.
I just adopted two potbelly pigs that are about 1 month old. I have tried to locate a farm vet in my area to ask about recommended vaccines, but have had no such luck. Can you provide a list of most i… read more
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I live in Northern MN and have 4 goats - 3 does and 1 buck. I am new to goats and am wondering if I am feeding them too much? I give them a 16% protein feed -- each goat gets 2 cups in the morning wit… read more
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Ive had two twin pygmy/nigerian dwarf goats for about two
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Hi - I have a sick goat. I think it has a paricite. It is
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I adopted 2 Nigerian goats (not dwarf) and put them with my
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my pygmy goat is laying on her side, stiff legged with a slightly distended abdomen (this is sometimes larger, sometimes smaller). when placed on her feet, she stumble runs a few feet he falls over on… read more
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