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Birthing signs

Hi fellow goat-lovers, I have a pregnant goat (didn't plan on it), and am not quite sure when conception was. What should I look for (and how often) in trying to tell when she might have her kid(s)? I have two older wethers and two older wether sheep

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Introduction

Hi all! My name is Tammy Birrer and I live in beautiful Leona Valley, Ca. My family has a small 3 acre farm/ranch in which we raise lots of different animals. I am a 4-H leader for Rabbit and a small livestock leader for Grange. We enjoy showing mark

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Breeding Nigerians

I am new to Nigerian Dwarf Goats. I have 2 bucks and 1 doe. Currently, I have had one doe and one buck together in the same pen since mid Oct. hoping for breeding. I have not seen them do the deed. The doe is 1yr, 2 mo. and the buck is 1 yr, 1 mo. ol

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Introduction

Hi, My name is Kayleen and I have a dream of having a functioning self sufficent homestead in northeast AZ. We have the land, garden, solar/wind power, and the chickens. We don't have goats yet, but want to add them this year. I am here to learn anyt

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Flying Goats?

I have an offer on one of my does, and the buyer is on the other side of the country. I think the doe is bred, but not positive. If she is, she is due sometime between the end of Feb and the end of March. We were supposed to ship her just after the n

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Lutalyse

How do you feel about Lutalyse or other heat-inducing medications? We don't have any bucks yet and our breeder instructed us to have our doe injected with this so she would be ready for breeding this weekend. I guess I'm OK with it as I can never tel

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me- AGAIN

Ok- I have put a call into the vet and am waiting for a return call. One of the older goats still has the golf ball size- what I assume is an abscess. I also found scour in the house- again. This time it had tiny (1-2 mm) white- I assume- worms separ

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