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Can sedation and pain meds compromise the health of a young
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We have recently purchased four pregnant Angus cows. They
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hi, i have a 2 week old goat kid who presented sick symptoms
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We have a small boer and Saanen cross herd of approx 35 goats
We have a small boer and Saanen cross herd of approx 35 goats in the great southern region of WA. 2 days ago a female gave birth to twins, one of which was tangled in placenta and cord when I found it… read more
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a baby goat was born early this morning. the baby is a bit
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Out baby goat was born either Sunday night, 4/12, or early Monday morning, 4/13/09. The mother was having twins and died during the birth of the second baby(stillborn). I don't know whether or not the… read more
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goats: Today I brought home 2 male..2 1/2 weeks old...milk..nipples
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Doctoral Degree
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A neighbor has a female goat that has a rather large-sized sack in the genatalia area (about the size of 1/3 a football). I don't know about goats and am wondering if the goat needs to be milked or if… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My female nubian goat had 2 kids yesterday. They are not nursing
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