Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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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

signs of pain

I have an 8 year doe, Clover, she is one of my first two goats and has a special spot in my heart. 3.5 years ago she contracted meningeal w…

Started by Judy H

2 Sep 22, 2019
Reply by Judy H

HELP! Leg stiffness and weakness

I have a 15 week old doeling who has been exhibiting a stiff gait for several weeks.  I unfortunately, being new to this, did not pay it en…

Started by Aaron White

20 Aug 22, 2019

Wether drooling and not swallowing food

Yesterday morning, my five month old wether had foamy green drool coming out of his open mouth.  His mouth was stuffed with chewed hay/leav…

Started by Jess Johnson

21 Jul 31, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??

Hello, I am in need of some of you experience goat owners wisdom and advice! I have an about 3 year old doe who has severe diarrhea. It at…

Started by Sophie

5 Jul 12, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Swelling after disbudding

I had three kids disbudded yesterday and today I noticed that one of my bucklings has a swollen eye on one side. He is also bleeding a litt…

Started by Maggie

1 Jun 28, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Baby goats not quite right!

This April one of our does gave birth to 3 kids.  2 bucks and 1 doe.  The doe died at 4 weeks.  She was weak, didn't gain any weight (3 pou…

Started by Laura Milko

7 May 31, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Pregnant doe with yellow mucus in stool

My pregnant doe Butterscotch, ready to give birth any day, has runny stool with yellow mucus. Just noticed this and don’t know if I should…

Started by Tara

3 Feb 15, 2019
Reply by Tara

HELP!! LGD pups dieing

To make a long story short we've been getting a ton of rain. My 2.5 year old LGD female had a litter of pups July 26th 2018. In the last we…

Started by Myra Isaac

2 Sep 16, 2018
Reply by Myra Isaac


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