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  • Posted in thread: Doe Not Getting Pregnant on 04-27-2017 at 02:21 AM
    Have you ever seen her in a solid heat? If you have never witnessed a breeding, I would wonder
    if she's a free martin. When we had a cystic doe, the vet gave us a shot of Lute and a shot of
    Cystorelli...

  • Posted in thread: Pregnant goat laying down a lot more I. The last week on 04-19-2017 at 05:00 PM
    If she's still pregnant, you should probably check her urine for ketones. Just get some strips
    for people from the pharmacy. Make sure she's getting enough to eat and plenty of water. Let us
    know what...

  • Posted in thread: Newly deliveded goats on 04-04-2017 at 08:35 PM
    Give Mom and Babies a day or two, then put them in with the herd. My girls were ready after
    just 2 days, as long as the kids are getting around OK.

  • Posted in thread: Milking on 04-01-2017 at 08:56 PM
    No, I meant a pipeline system, like on a large farm, that milks right into a bulk tank. Then
    you have to buy pricey milk meters for each set of inflations.question 1- Your girls udder will
    milk out fu...

  • Posted in thread: How do I make soap? on 03-25-2017 at 12:42 PM
    There is an entire category that is nothing but soap, but this will get you started:

  • Posted in thread: How Much Milk? on 03-16-2017 at 04:19 PM
    My girls over 2 years old, go from a gallon at a month fresh, to a gallon and a half at 3
    months fresh, down to a gallon at 5 months, and half a gallon at 8 months. This is an average,
    and I am comple...

  • Posted in thread: Lactating goats on 03-06-2017 at 03:49 PM
    The only approved dewormer for goats is Safeguard. It has a 24 hour milk withhold and doesn't
    kill one worm. Get a fecal sample tested to find out what kind of worms you are dealing with,
    look in the ...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Red swollen precosious udder on 03-04-2017 at 08:18 PM
    She will need a good antibiotic infused in her teat, for a few days and possibly an injection
    of antibiotic or two. Do you have a decent large animal vet near you? If not, you could get a
    clean 3 oz. ...

  • Posted in thread: Possible pregnancy? on 02-28-2017 at 12:10 PM
    Without a blood test, its almost impossible to know for sure. I would make up a kidding kit
    just in case. Keep a close eye on her and give her a booster cd&t shot and some extra selenium.
    Let the anxi...

  • Posted in thread: No milk comes out??? on 02-27-2017 at 12:32 PM
    She's holding back, and little guy keeps her milked out enough, it will be difficult to get
    much milk from her. Just try penning them separate again and see how it goes tomorrow. Also, if
    she's not us...

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