Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Sophie
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  • Monee, IL
  • United States
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Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Jul 12. 5 Replies

Hello, I am in need of some of you experience goat owners wisdom and advice!I have an about 3 year old doe who has severe diarrhea. It at first started out as clumpy poo, now it is very wet. She has…Continue

Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle Apr 25, 2018. 5 Replies

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Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Sophie 's discussion Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??
"I like to see the poop firm up and turn into berries by now, if you gave her a dewormer on Sunday, so it's probably time to try something a little stronger. If it helped somewhat, then it probably killed some of the worms, just not enough for a…"
Jul 12
Sophie replied to Sophie 's discussion Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??
"Thank you for checking in! She seems to be doing better, but her poop still is off. I think it's getting better as well, but definitely not the normal goat pellets. (She's also still really skinny) Would you recommend using the ivermectin…"
Jul 12
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Sophie 's discussion Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??
"Just checking in to see how she's doing."
Jul 12
Sophie replied to Sophie 's discussion Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??
"Deborah, thank you so much for your lengthy and quick response! I gave her a double dose of safeguard yesterday like you said, so I will be watching to see if things get better.  Thanks again, I so appreciated it!! "
Jul 8
Deborah Niemann-Boehle replied to Sophie 's discussion Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??
"White eyelids is usually caused by barber pole worm, but diarrhea is usually caused by other roundworms. It doesn't really matter though, as Safeguard kills all of them. You need to double the dosage on the bottle. If you have used it a lot,…"
Jul 7
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Help! Severe Diarrhea, Worms??

Hello, I am in need of some of you experience goat owners wisdom and advice!I have an about 3 year old doe who has severe diarrhea. It at first started out as clumpy poo, now it is very wet. She has really white eyelids, and has gotten really skinny as well.  I am sure that is because of a worm overload. I don't feel like I have time to take fecal samples to determine what worms she has. What dewormer would you all recommend that takes care of the most types of worms, (or the type of worms it…See More
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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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