Goat coughs can be caused by a number of different things. Respiratory issues are very common in goats. When one of my goats was a few months old, he developed a cough. This cough was unaccompanied by any other symptoms, and all we noticed was that he would cough 2-4 times in a row, and … Continue reading Coughs in Goats
Goats can get bloated for a number of different reasons. Changes in feed or hay, stress, overeating, and more. In this case, we had given the goats some timothy hay pellets as treats, and Freddie, a wether, just ate them way too fast, and so he did not digest them properly. Rumens are very sensitive, … Continue reading Bloat in Goats: Treating a Minor Case of Bloat
It’s hard to imagine that your adorable baby goats may very well have an over-abundance of worms & other parasites living in them. Yeah, we didn't believe it either. So to be sure that our kids had a perfect "low-count" of worms in their systems, we decided to do a fecal test! Sure enough, the … Continue reading Does Herbal Deworming Really Work? It Sure Does!