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Cheryl K. Smith

Goat Health Care; basic goat management. Author of Goat Health Care (2009) and Raising Goats for Dummies (2010)

Donna Ruelas-Semasko/Edelweiss Acres

All goat health care, nutrition, judging questions about all goats - packgoats, dairy goats, pygmy goats, meat goats, fleece goats.

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2016-09-25 CAE Doe.:

Hi there - glad to hear Annie is better.  Re the aspirin, I might advise giving it to her daily if possible.  You could also give her MSM/glucosamine/chondroitin human kind every day to help with stiffness

2016-09-20 Human vitamin dose:

Belinda,    My understanding is that the fortified vitamin B injectable is effective on goats because it doesn't go through the rumen, which degrades the useability, like a pill. I use red cell for iron

2016-09-20 Coccidia:

My worming schedule/regimen for my goats, which has worked well for over 30 years is the following:  Starting at 2 months of age and every 2 months after that the goat gets orally wormed.  I use oral horse

2016-09-20 Goat not healing well after fracture:

Hi there.  Glad it has healed.  Unfortunately when a goat's leg is casted the muscles and tendons lose their strength - allowing him to work with it and providing him with extra calcium and protein as

2016-09-18 Swollen face on kid goat.:

This could be an allergic reaction to the strange worming dosing - I would never advise that. This could also be an infection that has been building up in her system and the double worming dropped her

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