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#16 chieffan OFFLINE  

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Posted February 09, 2016 - 01:42 PM

I would like to raise nubians again.  This pygmy is fighting taking the bottle so we are using a dropper but might have to tube feed if it don't take the bottle soon. 

Give him a little time, he will take the bottle.  A few years back there was a ton of the meat and mil goats in this are but none of them were Pygmy,  All big goats.  Eat twice as much, and twice as hard to keep in.



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Posted February 09, 2016 - 03:36 PM

He took 2 ozs by bottle
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Posted February 09, 2016 - 07:53 PM

He been on colostrum for 24hrs so we decided to try milk and he sucked it right down. 



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Posted February 09, 2016 - 08:27 PM

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Posted February 09, 2016 - 11:02 PM

What's the Rotti think?
Axle?

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Posted February 10, 2016 - 03:21 AM

What's the Rotti think?
Axle?

He is ok with him. Axle was born and raised in a barn of Meat goats,


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Posted February 11, 2016 - 12:33 PM

Picking up 4 more.


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Posted February 11, 2016 - 05:05 PM

the 2 females was triplets and one can't stand on it rear legs to good and one of the Boer has milk scours so I got to pickup some pedialyte.



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Posted February 11, 2016 - 06:38 PM

Ha, sounds bad as raising KIDS......pun intended!   Maybe that doesn't apply to these? 



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Posted February 12, 2016 - 08:17 AM

Ha, sounds bad as raising KIDS......pun intended!   Maybe that doesn't apply to these? 

 

 

Nope, worse!  but at least you don't have to change diapers



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Posted February 12, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Nope, worse!  but at least you don't have to change diapers

And they have to be on the bottle as long.


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Posted February 13, 2016 - 09:02 PM

Having some bad luck 4 out of the 5 goats have pneumonia.



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Posted February 20, 2016 - 07:42 PM

We lost to goats in the last week to pneumonia and now are first goat Amos is sick. 



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Posted February 20, 2016 - 09:14 PM

Does anyone know anything about antibiotic and 2 week old goats ? I can't find a vet that will do payments and don't have credit for that carecredit. 



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Posted February 24, 2016 - 01:57 PM

Amos is playing but he only eating 3 oz at a time. 






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