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I have an 8 year old pygmy goat who has been slowing down
I have an 8 year old pygmy goat who has been slowing down but otherwise doing well. This morning she was much more sluggish than normal and seemed to have somewhat labored breathing. Not dramatic but … read more
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He has been in discomfort for about a week now. Wants to eat
He has been in discomfort for about a week now. Wants to eat but does not like to move. Lays down a lot.. had his thiamine shot a few days ago.. he is alert. Now he has dial ated eyes. Can't find anyt… read more
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2 2month old Alpine goat kids are showing Weakness and
2 2month old Alpine goat kids are showing Weakness and partial paralysis in all 4 extremities that came on gradually in the last few days and getting progressively worse both are drinking well from th… read more
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Fairly new to goats but acquired a female last fall from a
Hi. Fairly new to goats but acquired a female last fall from a friend. Best guess she is a Nubian about 4 or 5. We wanted to breed her so hasd her tested for CAE and she came back clear. A few weeks l… read more
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I have a 3 month old nigerian dwarf buck (goat) with swollen
I have a 3 month old nigerian dwarf buck (goat) with swollen submandibular lymph node. I thought it was a milk goiter. He is a single baby and still nursing. he is acting fine, But one of the lymph no… read more
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do goats with CAE get swollen feet? At least three times a normal size I can give you mo
do goats with CAE get swollen feet? At least three times a normal size I can give you more info… read more
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I have 4 goats I purchased them in June of this year. 3 are
I have 4 goats I purchased them in June of this year. 3 are older (not sure of ages) 1 is Nubein Alpine cross and about 5 months old. The little one has bites on her ears and I recently found dry scal… read more
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I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and
I have a 3 year old wether. He is eating fine (grass hay and goat ration) but he has started loosing weight and eats mostly from his knees. He also lays down more than he did. He still plays on the sp… read more
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CountryDoc
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I work at a not for profit animal shelter in upstate NY that
I work at a not for profit animal shelter in upstate NY that also has farm animals. We have a 4 1/2 yr old nubian buck whose hooves are trimmed twice a year. Since last trim, in the fall, he's been sp… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
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Hi:My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem
Hi: My alpine goat(1.5 years old) seemed to have a problem with one of her back legs. She was limping and keeping weight off it. We had her hooves trimmed and our vet was called in. She thought she mi… read more
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I have a goat (pygmy) that is about 5 years old. She just
I have a goat (pygmy) that is about 5 years old. She just lays there and bawls like she is in horrible pain. I can't get her to stand up. She is eating OK and drinking water. I now have her on coastal… read more
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Hi Im thinking of getting a couple of milking goats, but
Hi I'm thinking of getting a couple of milking goats, but my neighbour has a small herd of sheep. These sheep seem to suffer a lot with lameness, and my neighbour says her 'sheep man' (chap who comes … read more
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I was wondering about CAE in goats. I tested 3 of my goats
I was wondering about CAE in goats. I tested 3 of my goats and found that one was positive with 88% viral load and the others were negative with 0.6% and 31%. the funny thing is that the 88% and the 0… read more
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Wasting disease in goats. We HAVE LOST SEVERAL ANIMALS
Wasting disease in goats. We HAVE LOST SEVERAL ANIMALS IN THE PAST YEAR WHO SUDDENLY BECOME ILL AND SEEMS LIKE NO STOPPING FROM THE ANIMAL LOSING GROUNDS AND DYING. wE SPENT ALMOST A THOUSAND DOLLARS … read more
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CountryDoc
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I was sold 2 pregnant nigerian dwarf does. One was due 7/20/2009
I was sold 2 pregnant nigerian dwarf does. One was due 7/20/2009 and still no baby. The other goat was due 7/29/2009 and still no baby. I am starting to think I was ripped off and that these goats are… read more
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CountryDoc
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I have a 3 month old boer goat doe with swelling/edema of the
I have a 3 month old boer goat doe with swelling/edema of the knees. They are not hot to the touch, she does not have a temperature (103 at noon with mercury thermometer). She is active and does not s… read more
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Goat: seven year old..feeling well..they normally lay..Alfalfa
I have a seven year old Pygmy Goat that seems to be not feeling well. All day today she has been keeping her head under a wagon that they normally lay in where I keep their Alfalfa. I just went to che… read more
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Hello. I am a new owner of pygmy goats. I have 5 females
Hello. I am a new owner of pygmy goats. I have 5 females and 1 male. I am just hoping to enjoy breeding them and selling babies. I am a little confused on worming. All advice on the internet seems to … read more
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