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Any opinions on the best hay for our little Nigerians?

Locally I am able to get a good Alfalfa-Orchard Mix and at a good price so that's what I give my goats. I used to give them an all Alfalfa mix but it make them fat and spoiled! Too much protein. Especially not good for the bucks. I am curious to what everyone feeds there goats and what is the availability in the locality?
Mary Colman

Added by Mary Colman on October 15, 2009 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Buck dehorning

Hi everyone, I am wondering if anyone has had this procedure done to their buck and could get feedback on the healing process.

My young buck had bad scurs and was causing harm to my other buck. With breeding plans for the end of the month/early Nov.~ I was fearful for putting my does in with him.

So I had him dehorned by my vet, the horns were cut off and he burned the remaining growth. What a horrible thing it looks like. The holes in the top of his head are deep and the sinus cavity… Continue

Added by Mary Colman on October 5, 2009 at 8:19am — 9 Comments

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