Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Buck with Bald Patches

Hello All: Recently, I've noticed several bald patches on my buck. Initially, I thought it to be mites (and it still could be), but in read…

Started by Jabe Thomas

4 Jun 28, 2018
Reply by Michael Garwood

Zinc Deficiency in my Buck

Recently, I've noticed my buck seems to have real dry, flaky skin (especially along his top line), and some balding on the top of his head.…

Started by Jabe Thomas

3 Jan 30, 2017
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Weak kid 3 days old--selenium deficiency-- white muscle disease

My doe had triplets 3 days ago-- ALL girls. But one baby who was born first and butt first breech was terribly weak at birth and try as we…

Started by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

7 Jun 29, 2016
Reply by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

Zinc Questions

If I suspect zinc deficiency in one goat (some hair loss around face, ears, and hind legs), should I suspect it in the other goat as well?…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

4 Jan 14, 2016
Reply by Naomi D'Andrea

Copper miracle

My sweet buck, Earl Grey arrived at my farm in the fall with severe mineral deficiencies-- faded and really rough coat. It took months of c…

Started by Julia @Woody Glen Farm

7 May 2, 2014
Reply by Julia @Woody Glen Farm


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