Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Sophie
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  • Monee, IL
  • United States
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Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Apr 25. 5 Replies

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Sophie 's discussion Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites
"You can use ivermectin pour-on but not injectable for lice. I’ve used it on kids less than a week old. You can also use it on milkers, but need to check milk withdrawal. Check farad.org. Not a problem for nursing kids, but we humans…"
Apr 25
Sophie replied to Sophie 's discussion Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites
"Also, one other question. Would you put the ivermectin on nursing mothers that we are also milking? "
Apr 24
Marie S. replied to Sophie 's discussion Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites
"I also just found tons of those kinds of eggs on our 1-week-old babies, as we were disbudding them!!!  I have ivomec injectable, wondering if that would work? Or if there are natural alternatives...I have on hand... diatomaceous earth,…"
Apr 24
Sophie replied to Sophie 's discussion Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites
"Hi Deborah! Thank you for responding! So will the pour-on ivermectin take care of all the lice even though you just put it between their shoulder blades? We looked thoroughly through all of our goats coats, and we have rfound more actually little…"
Apr 23
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Sophie 's discussion Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites
"That looks like lice eggs. There are hundreds of species of lice, and they are species specific, meaning that goat lice don't infest humans and vice versa. I usually use pour-on ivermectin of Eprinomectin for lice. If they are very young, it…"
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When can goat kids go out on pasture?

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 4:28pm 1 Comment

Hey! I have a question for anyone who'd be kind enough to answer! :) I'm new to goat, we just got 3 NG last week. One 7 year old milking doe, a 15 week old and a 8 week old doeling. When can the babies start going out to pasture? (we have a very safe and "kid" proof pasture) They haven't been in the pasture yet so I'm thinking I have to work them up to it like horses? How would I exactly do that? Also, the doe hasn't been in the pasture for a week but that's fine to put her in it all day…

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