Goat Health Care; basic goat management. Author of Goat Health Care (2009) and Raising Goats for Dummies (2010)
Publisher of Goat Health Care, www.goathealthcare.com. I have raised miniature dairy goats since 1998. I published Ruminations, the Nigerian Dwarf and Mini Dairy Goat magazine for 7 years and mentor other goat owners, as I was mentored for my first years.
American Goat Society (AGS), The Miniature Goat Registry (TMGR)
Raising Goats for Dummies (author) Goat Health Care (Editor and Author), Ruminations, Dairy Goat Journal, Issues in Law and Medicine, Topics in Health Records Management, Oregon Bar Bulletin, Midwifery Today, Countryside
BS, Health Information Administration JD, Law
I love the intelligence and curiosity of goats.
To continue to develop the Oberian (miniature Oberhasli) breed.
If you don't have any BoSe on hand, you can break open a capsule of vitamin E and give orally to help a weak kid.
Goats can get Ovine Progressive Pneumonia virus (OPPV) (the sheep version of caprine arthritis encephalitis virus (CAEV). Goats also need much more copper than sheep, so if they share minerals, sheep may get copper toxicity or goats may become copper deficient.
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It could be some other type of allergy, not seasonal. You can try giving some Benadryl syrup and see whether that does anything. I know people use that in goats for allergies. It may just be something
I would wonder about another course of antibiotics. You can also give something like oxytetracycline (do you have that there?) in sterile water intravaginally. Are her hooves okay? I also think more
Aliyah, I am not aware that this will work. Some of the non chemical dewormers work to help prevent parasites, but once they have an overload.you have to use the heavy stuff. Look at the bottom eye
Has she had a fecal exam to see if she has worms. Between the bad hay and that, it could cause weight loss. Is she peeing and pooping normally? It sounds like you are doing everything right in terms of
Have you run a CMT to look for subclinical mastitis? That is one possibility. Do you have banamine? Has she gotten worse or better since you wrote? Many people recommend just stopping with the milking