Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Melissa Johnson
  • Female
  • Eugene, OR
  • United States
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Doe due in 3 weeks seeing some dried blood

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Johnson Feb 11. 2 Replies

I have a doe due March 2 and I just separated her from the other does. She has a little dried blood on her vulva and when she peed it was a little pink, but that could have been the dried stuff being…Continue

Know your dosages

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Johnson Mar 30. 10 Replies

Have to share this. We all know things could go array but just don't think it really will. Just read on another site, someone with standard goats, dosed her goat kids per her vet, with Mu-Se. She had…Continue

Goats in Kentucky.

Started Dec 17, 2015 0 Replies

have an inquiry about goats available near Stanford Kentucky. Any members in that neck of the woods?

Do does dry up regardless of being milked?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Johnson Jan 16, 2015. 2 Replies

my doe freshened in July with triplets.  She has given about 1 1/2 qts. +/-  through out.  I stopped milking her at night (purely my choice) - and she did drop in quantity, which was fine for my…Continue

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Melissa Johnson replied to James Tinker's discussion what age to wean bottle baby from grain
"How much grain at once? I'm giving just shy of 1/2 2x day. Think I'm over doing it. :/"
May 9
Melissa Johnson replied to Pam Honken's discussion Help please?!? Skin problem...
"Deborah, I'm using Cylence on the other goats. What would be your plan of attack. The anti fungal did help her leg lesion dry up. It was a raw red spot, I assume from her biting at it. "
Apr 7
Melissa Johnson replied to Pam Honken's discussion Help please?!? Skin problem...
"That's what I don't get. I keep all the wet bedding picked up daily and completely clean the room every 3 days. After sweeping up the pellets I sprinkle lime over he dirt floor. I also sprinkled DE around the base of wall and on the wooden…"
Apr 6
Melissa Johnson replied to Pam Honken's discussion Help please?!? Skin problem...
"Looks kinda similar, but mine are scratching like crazy. I have bathed with sulfedene, using 3 treatment injectable ivermectin presently, plus spot treatment with Cylence. I shaved her almost all the way as well. The only thing I've lacked is…"
Apr 2
Melissa Johnson replied to Pam Honken's discussion Help please?!? Skin problem...
"I'm dealing with a similar problem. But mine was scratching like crazy and rubbing on the barn wall. She lost hair on both legs and muzzle. Then I started seeing big pieces of dry skin flaking off. Her kids started scratching as well and I have…"
Mar 30
Melissa Johnson replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"No Deborah it is the 33.3 lb pressed block. I found the link of nutrient info. It is actually 20% protein, but how much would they have to eat? http://ohkruse.com/PDFs/Products/Livestock-Blocks/2013/Sweetlix-Meat-Maker-20-Pressed-Block.pdf "
Mar 30
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"Sweetlix Meat Maker minerals have 0 protein. You must be looking at a protein pail, not a simple mineral. I don't recommend protein pails. It's a very expensive way to get protein into your goats. "
Mar 28
Glenna Rose replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"Please accept my sincere condolences for this very tragic loss."
Mar 28
Winding River Farm (Bev) replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"I give very little in meds to my animals (or to myself) and try to do a little computer research before I give things if I am doing it.  I read somewhere else that a vet gave a women's animals shots of copper sulfate for a shortage and she…"
Mar 26
Winding River Farm (Bev) replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"Melissa - I also live in Oregon.   (Lorane area)  and don't use Bo-Se as I said above.  Don't use it on my sheep anymore either."
Mar 24
Melissa Johnson liked Coretta Barajas's discussion Hello from Las Vegas, NV
Feb 20
Melissa Johnson replied to Melissa Johnson's discussion Know your dosages
"I still use Bo-Se, but I am in a selenium deficient area, Oregon. thankfully I've not received that misinformation."
Feb 20

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If you already have goats, what's your herd name?
Noahs Oak
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http://www.sites.google.com/site/noahsoaknigeriandwarfgoats/

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At 10:34am on June 4, 2015, Megan Green said…

Thanks for the help, Melissa. I'm treating the girls for lice. I'm actually in Alaska, and we still have lice issues even without heat and humidity. I just haven't had problems with any of my girls losing their fur because of lice, so I'm worried it's a deficiency issue. I gave them all a copper bolus and a bit of Bose, but am wondering if they need more zinc too. 

At 1:48am on February 7, 2013, Margaret Langley said…

BTW, meant to tell you that, I especially like Romeo's 8 month old pic. I think he looks pretty tuff in it too! He struck a really nice pose there. Love that deep Mahogany color especially with those eyes! I would love to get the color of that look in my herd one day!

At 7:44pm on February 4, 2013, Margaret Langley said…

Well, you may actually mean Oak, after all. He is on my profile pic! He is from Oldesouth farm! That was actually the first buck I found, but it took me longer to get him here. I bought him as a kid and he is not proven yet. He is 16 months now and has 4 wives, so hopefully soon he will have children. You couldn't ask for one to pose any better than he did in that pic. He really was strutin' his stuff wasn't he? He was just as beautiful, when I finally got to him in person too. Only now he is so black! You wouldn't believe how that hair has grown out all black looking! He is still really tiny and short! Hope he grows some more. Sure he will as he is not even a year and a half yet. But I certainly do not think he will ever go over size, that's for sure. He is as fat as a little pig. Looked pregnant when I got him and still does. Very easy keeper! A real sweetheart too!

 
 
 


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