Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

for people who love the littlest dairy goats

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Mites? Lice? Eggs? Parasites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle yesterday. 1 Reply

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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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