Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Need help with a sick doe!

I have a first freshener, due 4/14, I noticed stopped eating 2 nights ago, she had a temp of 104.7. Started antibiotics, gave selenium past…

Started by Carissa Gillis

7 5 hours ago
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Have had goats for many years. Worked for a vet for 20 years. My goats have been dry for the last 4 years. Been fed well and no health prob…

Started by Sue johnson

2 7 hours ago
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Copper Deficiency?

First post here! I added 3 Nigerian Dwarfs to the farm 3 weeks ago. Ive had experience with horses and working with dogs and cats as a vet…

Started by Reed Carringer

1 Mar 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Morning All, I have chosen this year to not vaccinate my herd but I have several people who are having kids and want the kids vaccinated wi…

Started by Sally Knight

2 Mar 13
Reply by Sally Knight

Need source of Selenium/Vit E powder

Does anyone have a source of Selenium/Vit E powder to order from?  I am all out, and Hoeggers Farm Yard are not answering their phones so I…

Started by Judy H

4 Mar 11
Reply by Judy H

Goat sits like dog

I have a four year old doe who has never kidded. She occasionally sits as a dog sits. (Front legs up, bottom down.) She is otherwise happy…

Started by Jennifer Simons

4 Feb 10
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

ammonium chloride for bucks

Does anyone use ammonium chloride for their bucks?  If so how much and how often do you use it?

Started by polly jackson

8 Feb 10
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Could it be CL?

Hello, I have a small herd of 3 does and a wether.  One doe was born here and the other 2 does and wether were purchased from breeders who…

Started by Jennifer

4 Jan 31
Reply by Jennifer

Zinc Deficiency in my Buck

Recently, I've noticed my buck seems to have real dry, flaky skin (especially along his top line), and some balding on the top of his head.…

Started by Jabe Thomas

3 Jan 30
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Wether losing hair on legs and belly.

Hi. I have a Nigerian Dwarf wether who will be 1 year old in April, that is losing hair on his legs and belly. He also has some hair loss a…

Started by becca kaisner

2 Jan 25
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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