Hi, I have some nigerian dwarf goats I got in the spring of last year. They did terrific on pasture and hay supplement during the summer. This winter I started to notice that they were getting little…Continue
"The black goat does not have the kind of rusty red coat that indicates copper deficiency. That goat actually has a very nice winter coat.
I have never had mites, and I haven't researched organic mite treatments. It doesn't look like a…"
"I doubt they have a problem with zinc deficiency. That usually only happens with bucks that are getting alfalfa, and then you just stop giving them alfalfa, and the deficiency corrects itself. Plus, another symptom of zinc deficiency is foaming at…"
" I have had Fertrell minerals for them but noticed they were out now. I'm going to put some more out for them now. Can you see the attatched files? I have pictures of them. I thought too that they only needed copper every 3 to 6 months but…"
"Do they have a free choice mixed mineral available 24/7, such as Sweetlix Meat Maker? All goats need a good mixed mineral as as a start. Then you supplement with additional minerals as needed. Some goats may not need anything other than the mixed…"
Hi, I have some nigerian dwarf goats I got in the spring of last year. They did terrific on pasture and hay supplement during the summer. This winter I started to notice that they were getting little spots where hair wasn't growing. I have been giving them copper bulas (CWP) and adding zinc to thier water. I gave them copper the first part of January and now 2 weeks ago I gave them each 2 gr. ( I can't remember what I gave them in January.) The zinc I have given is zinc assay from premier…See More
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Need goat equipment?
2-quart milk pail
Mineral feeder (put minerals in one side and baking soda in the other!)