Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Lesion above Eye

My 7 year old doe has a lesion above her eye. It's on the skin above her eye. Our vet is closed until Monday. I appreciate any insights you…

Started by Jennifer Simons

4 Oct 6
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


I just moved from California to Virginia. I’ve only been here a month and yesterday I lost a buck to listeriosis and another one is ill but…

Started by Maggie

5 Aug 30
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Kids with big bellies

I have 3 or 4 kids I purchased that have the round bellies like a watermelon. Fecals are clean. I don't want them to be smaller than normal…


17 Aug 23
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Questions about copper bolusing

I'm getting ready to give my goats their first dose of COWP... I'm seeing some signs of deficiency. My black goat is turning reddish, and s…

Started by Lil

7 Jul 11
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Should my goats have grain?

I have five goats -2 wethers, 2 does, 1 buck - they are all between three and four months old, and I've owned them all since they were 8 wk…

Started by Lil

2 Jun 20
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What brands of minerals do y'all use? I'm new to goats, and originally bought MannaPro minerals, but after reading through all the old foru…

Started by Lil

6 Jun 18
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Sick Nigerian Dwarf Kid

Hi! My family recently got 2 baby goats. We got them when they were a few days old and they are now 4 weeks old.  The past couple of days,…

Started by Taylor

1 May 6
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Molly's Herbal Dewormer

I've just been browsing the Fiasco Farms site, after reading way too much complicated literature on goat worms.  I think I'm going to take…

Started by Heidi Sloan

16 Apr 28
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Hair loss around ears

I've got a doe who kidded a couple of weeks ago who has hair loss around her ears. Not just a patch, but pretty much hair loss on the whole…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 Apr 21
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Doe with cough and fever

I have a 11 month old Nigerian doe who has had a hacking cough for a few days now. I grew concerned yesterday (I should have been concerned…

Started by Aaron White

5 Mar 29
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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