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  • Waterboro, ME
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Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Curtis May 12, 2016. 8 Replies

Howdy ya'll,Here is my girls info:Born: 8/24/2011Color: Black cou clair1st freshener sense 5/25/2015For the last 3 weeks she has been developing moisture on her back in the evening around 7pm.…Continue

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Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"I feel the Chelated minerals make a big difference. Another that I hear will be back in Stock in May ProCare-Zn contains a proprietary form of zinc (zinc methionine complex) from Zinpro Corporation. For me the Solgar Chelated Zinc Tablets I…"
May 12, 2016
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"Good to hear! Thanks for sharing the specific zinc that you used, as well as the dosage. I've tried zinc, but it didn't make a difference. It was a different type of zinc though."
May 12, 2016
Curtis left a comment for Deborah Niemann-Boehle
"Figure I'd give you an update on my doe. I've been using Solgar Chelated Zinc Tablets for almost 2 weeks and it seems to have made very fast difference in her hair and skin. Crust is gone! I've been dosing one 22mg tablet a day in…"
May 12, 2016
Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"Figure I'd give you an update on my doe. I've been using Solgar Chelated Zinc Tablets for almost 2 weeks and it seems to have made very fast difference in her hair and skin. Crust is gone! I've been dosing one 22mg tablet a day in…"
May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"According to Diseases of the Goat, doramectin and moxidectin have residual action for mites, but ivermectin does not, so you usually need to use it weekly for 2-3 weeks. Eprinomectin is not mentioned, and when I looked up the manufacturer's…"
Mar 12, 2016
Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"Thank you Deborah! Another few questions. In the time I've talk with you I can definitely see now it's mange mites. Last few weeks she really been have lots of hairloss. I've dosaged down her backline with 6ml Eprinex pour-on about 1…"
Mar 12, 2016
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"I used 2X the cattle dosage on the label. Within a week or two, you could see hair growing back everywhere. We didn't see a reduction in milk production from her. She was the only one with this problem."
Mar 4, 2016
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Curtis left a comment for Deborah Niemann-Boehle
"Thanks Deborah for the fast response! I concur with your thoughts on it being mites. I've picked up the Eprinex pour-on today and was planning on doing it tomorrow. Wondering what exactly you did to your girl. I was was going to do around 3ml…"
Mar 2, 2016
Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"Thanks Deborah for the fast response! I concur with your thoughts on it being mites. I've picked up the Eprinex pour-on today and was planning on doing it tomorrow. Wondering what exactly you did to your girl. I was was going to do around 3ml…"
Mar 1, 2016
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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Curtis's discussion Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!
"This just happened to one of my does a month ago, and she was losing her hair. She was up-to-date on her copper like your doe, so I treated her with Eprinex pour-on, assuming it might be mites, which are invisible to the naked eye (unlike lice,…"
Feb 29, 2016
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Help! Doe building Sweat, Dew or Moisture on her back!

Howdy ya'll,Here is my girls info:Born: 8/24/2011Color: Black cou clair1st freshener sense 5/25/2015For the last 3 weeks she has been developing moisture on her back in the evening around 7pm. Whether she is in or outside the barn. We've been having a mild winter here in Maine, but had a wicked cold snap for 1 week. She has very thick coat without down unlike my other girls. She has the most tolerance to the cold of my does. Another few notes...sense I got her she has very flaky skin. I know…See More
Feb 28, 2016
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