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New Bucks

I'm being gifted two new bucks from a family member in a couple of weeks after they are fully weaned. They're currently about 9 1/2 weeks old. They've never been wormed although they did receive decoquinate a week ago because they had diarrhea. Diarr

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Teat spur

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I read through some of the posts about teat spurs but still had some questions. I bought this registered doeling at about a year old and didn't see any teat spurs. She was a little wild too, so I could have missed it. Now that shes bred, I see th

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Stubborn goats

Hi guys. So our two bottle fed weathers which are being weaned refuse to drink water on their own. They’re down to 4 ounces twice a day of milk replacer. Tried molasses in the water. Tried the sucking finger trick. Any ideas? Were just worried to sto

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Doe rebred too soon

I had to leave town on short notice due to a death in my family in early May. My neighbor stepped in last minute to watch my goats for the two weeks I was gone. She isn’t really familiar with goats but she was my only option at the time. She did grea

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Underdosed-what to do?

My niece and nephew have three Nigerian dwarf does that kidded about five weeks ago, three sets of twins.  All the families appear to be doing well, but they treated them for worms based on a local veterinarians recommendation two weeks ago.

Today, w

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Penis sticks out of sheath

Have any of you ever seen this before? One of my bucklings frequently has his glans sticking out of his sheath. Not fully extending and not displaying any other breeding or peeing characteristics. It almost looks stuck sometimes but if touched he ful

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no stand-no milk

My almost 6year old doe kidded two weeks ago.  She wasn't well after kidding, but now she's better.  She has a single, healthy kid.  I had her and kid in a stall by themselves (still with easy contact with the other goats) while she wasn't well.  I m

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Polled questions

I bought my first polled doe this year. I ended up getting her at 3 days old because the breeder lives really close to me and the mother rejected the kids. At 12 weeks she is starting to have these little bumps that feel like horn buds on a newborn.

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Lice

My 5 week old doe kids have lice. The vet says they probably brought the lice with them from the breeder. He recommended Frontline dog spray. Against my better judgement I tried it on the kids where they were scratching. It seemed to help for a day a

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Doe turned aggressive

Last year, I had to help my 4 year old ND doe (her first kidding) with a very large stuck baby. The kid was over 4 lbs, head first, but front legs back. So hard to get hold of to help, and it took so long the baby died. (No vets available as they wer

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New to this site:

Hello everyone, 

My name is Jason and I am new to this site. I recently purchased tree Nigerian Dwarfs and will be posting on here more, as the time goes by. I lost my buck because the “breeder” I bought him from basically lied to me, that he was pr

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Weak kid

I have a kid who was born yesterday and I’m trying to determine if she is just tiny and weak or if there is something else going on like a selenium issue or other problem. Her front legs are perfectly strong and normal but her back legs are very weak

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