Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Pemphigus foliaceus or mites? Skin problems on young doe

Hi everyone, I'm hoping some of you can help me figure out what's wrong with my young doe.  I have two mini lamanchas (75% nigerian) and on…

Started by Rosalyn Abbott

1 Sep 11, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Does anyone have any experience with hookworms?  One young wether and one of my does had fecals done showing hookworms.  Checked the eyes o…

Started by Judy Metcalf

4 Aug 8, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Hyperextended knees

I have a doe whose front knees are hyper-extended and I was hoping someone here could help me figure out why. I've had so many different op…

Started by Emily

13 Jul 2, 2018
Reply by Rachel Hoff

Buck with Bald Patches

Hello All: Recently, I've noticed several bald patches on my buck. Initially, I thought it to be mites (and it still could be), but in read…

Started by Jabe Thomas

4 Jun 28, 2018
Reply by Michael Garwood

Assistance with my three wethers

My three boys hit the two year mark two weeks ago. The first year was pretty straight forward but this past year we seem to be struggling w…

Started by Danny Villa

9 Jun 5, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

CD & T shots

My does had thier CD/T shots on April 29, when should I give them their next shot and where is the best place to do this? My girls are 6wee…

Started by Leslie A Barstow

1 May 20, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

No grain for Nigerian pygmy goat's

Not sure of my post went through before... basically it was talking about how we lost a one-year-old weathered male, to urinary calculi a.k…

Started by Lisa@pinebrook

5 May 10, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Oil of Oregano

Is anyone on this forum using Oil of Orgena as a dewormer?  Would love to know if its a good alternative, or perhaps supplement to chemical…

Started by Debbie Nightingale

26 May 5, 2018
Reply by Emily

Wethers coat losing color, and rough

Hello everyone. I'm new to goats, and I have three Nigerians two does and one wether all 10 months old. My wethers coat is getting rough an…

Started by Stephanie

5 Apr 28, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites

Hello All, we have 5 babies all about 3 weeks old. I noticed on one (and then found some on the others as well) little tiny white dots all…

Started by Sophie

5 Apr 25, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


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