Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Intro and itchy/mites question

Hi, my name is Leslie and I'm new to the site. I have 3 wethers (triplet brothers all arrived together in June 2020) just about to turn one…

Started by Leslie Carion

27 Apr 10
Reply by Leslie Carion

Copper? Zinc? Selenium?

I’m seeing symptoms in my goats that I believe to be mineral related. However I’m not sure which mineral(s) if it is indeed a mineral issue…

Started by Maggie

24 Apr 9
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

VitaFlex Selenium

Can I leave loose selenium vitamin E combo out like I would my regular minerals? The brand is VitaFlex I’ll include a pic of the mineral co…

Started by Maggie

3 Mar 25
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Sorting out proper diet for goats

Hello, I am brand new to goats, and I have a lot of questions, but I will try to keep it to one topic. Mainly this is about diet. Some bac…

Started by Dacia

23 Mar 21
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Immunity

What does everyone do to boost immunity in times of stress such as moving, transport etc?

Started by Maggie

5 Mar 2
Reply by Maggie

Hair loss on base of ears, bridge of nose, back of legs

Hi there! I am new to this group and so happy to be here! I live in rainy Bellingham, WA and have two wethers - Mr. Brown & Al - that a…

Started by Taylor Cameron

10 Feb 26
Reply by Tammy Gallagher

Need goat help!!

Hi, I have a pregnant doe that has been week in the back legs. We've recently gave her WCP and been giving her oral minerals (repliman gel…

Started by Meme

4 Jan 28
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Broken scur with opening/hole

I have a doe who came out of the barn this morning missing the top part of her scur. Normally I don’t think much about broken scurs. She wa…

Started by Maggie

3 Jan 26
Reply by Maggie

Sudden drop in milk production/appetite

I have a 2-year-old first freshener that I'm milking. She's at 156 days. Her normal morning milk weight has been between 1#4oz and 1#2oz fo…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

8 Jan 8
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Symptoms of mites

My 9 month old wether has lost hair around his eyes and the bridge of his nose. He also has crusty sores on his ears and maybe a few around…

Started by Leslie Honcoop

6 Jan 6
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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