Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Reburning Scurs

Ok, I've searched the archives and haven't managed to answer my question, so: I have three 5 week old bucklings that just had their disbudd…

Started by Charmaine Slaven

10 Apr 6
Reply by Melissa Johnson

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

2 Apr 6
Reply by Reed Carringer

Selenium Gel vs. Selenium Vaccine

Hello, Can anyone help me with this? We normally give a selenium vaccination to does 4 weeks before kidding, 1/2 cc. and then to kids at bi…

Started by Donna Peck

6 Apr 3
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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 Mar 27
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 Mar 27
Reply by Sue johnson


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


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Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail

Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)

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