Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Liming the pasture/wethers question

So I have limed all the rest of the property except the goat pastures.  I am trying to find information on if putting lime on the pastures…

Started by WoodsEdge

9 on Monday
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Anemic first freshener and an unsuccessful vet visit

I am worried about my little goat. I am feeding her rolled oats, alfalfa pellets + timothy pellets, supplemented with MannaPro Goat Balance…

Started by Meghan DeGroot

12 May 7
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Free-Choice Selenium Bucket

I've read several posts/threads about a selenium bucket, and Deborah even provided a link to it from Caprine Supply. However, most of those…

Started by Jabe Thomas

2 May 7
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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

5 May 5
Reply by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

Heart Murmur

Has anyone ever had a goat with a heart murmur?  I just had our vet out yesterday to do our yearly CAE-J-CL testing, and  had the vet check…

Started by Marie S.

3 Apr 27
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

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


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