Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Hyperextended knees

I have a doe whose front knees are hyper-extended and I was hoping someone here could help me figure out why. I've had so many different op…

Started by Emily

10 yesterday
Reply by Rachel Hoff

Lymph Node swelling and abcess

Hi, I am new to the forum .     I am in PA and have 3 alpine/ sanaan cross does and a Nigerian/Boar cross Billy goat. They where all born m…

Started by lisa Taylor

2 Nov 6
Reply by lisa Taylor

Chaffahaye

Now that the Chaffahaye product has been around for a few years I am wondering how it is working for everybody and how you are using it. Do…

Started by Bob Thomas

2 Oct 29
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Pregnant FF limping?

I have a seemingly very healthy pregnant doe limping on one of her back legs. Otherwise she is acting normal. I’ve examined her - joints m…

Started by Annieday

3 Oct 22
Reply by Annieday

Copper Deficiency: Worth It to Get a Filter for the Well?

Hi Folks, We have started seeing signs of copper and zinc deficiency in our tiny herd of 3 does. We've only lived on our new farm property…

Started by Old Haunt Farm

7 Oct 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Baby aspirin for pregnant doe?

I forgot to ask on my last post about giving baby aspirin to a pregnant doe. I have heard 1 baby aspirin for every 10 lbs - but not sure if…

Started by Annieday

3 Oct 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Mites

Because of some unforseen things my tiny herd had to be moved to another farm. We are ready to bring them home now, but are told they have…

Started by Haley

1 Oct 9
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Reference Book Recommendations

All, I'm a little old-fashioned and still enjoy having real-live, genuine books around. Iam looking for recommendations for a "level up" re…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

2 Oct 9
Reply by Naomi D'Andrea

Mastitis Questions

Hi all, My best milking doe came down with a case of mastitis.  Last Friday, I should have detected it because her production on the infect…

Started by Patty Meyer

11 Oct 2
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Urinary calculi in 3.5 month wether

A coworker got her first goat about 4.5 months ago when he was a day or two old (already disbudded and banded). She got the second one, who…

Started by Jess Johnson

4 Sep 7
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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