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

Zinc Questions

If I suspect zinc deficiency in one goat (some hair loss around face, ears, and hind legs), should I suspect it in the other goat as well?…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

4 Jan 14, 2016
Reply by Naomi D'Andrea

doeling with thin facial hair

This seems so strange, but I have a 3 week old doeling who's face seems to be growing faster than her hair is filling in!  She is mostly wh…

Started by Randi Leister

2 May 20, 2014
Reply by Randi Leister

hairless, crusty ear tips

any idea what might cause the very tips of a does ears to lose hair and get thick and kind of crusty?  i don't see it anywhere else on her,…

Started by Randi Leister

1 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


My doe has started really shedding lately and I'm concerned it might be some sort of mineral deficiency.  The weather was relatively warm f…

Started by Melissa Senesac

6 Mar 14, 2011
Reply by Gullringstorpgoatgal


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