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Okapi the goat questions about this doe .. *pics*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by jarvis, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i bought her as a pygmy doe .. she is bred but only a couple months along

    she was real matted when i got her .. so i wormed her and once it got warm i brushed her out .. her coat looks weird and choppy .. could this be lack of something? shes had her vacinations .. and has free choice salt and mineral licks .. (just the kind you buy at the feed store doesnt say specifically for goats ..)

    when you go to grab her and shes not expecting it .. she .. has .. a ceasure ? she shakes and falls over .. then jumps up like i t never happened and continues with whatever we were doing .. =/

    it isnt quite like the fainting goats do .. but maybe she is a cross ??


    shes really sweet ... i love her to death .. but im worried about her being bred ... she had a bag sorta when i got her so she isnt a maiden ... so hopefully she will be ok .. the Ceasure /myotonic thing freaks me out tho.. and her coat being weird .. as well .. thanks for any help .. =)\


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  2. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is she extra itchy?? looks like it could be lice to me?

    is she a bit thin?

    lice can kill goats, you can get a spray on delouser for pretty cheap. spray her down every 10 days , for a moonth, should get them gone!
     
  3. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there are no lice on her just flaky skin .. ? they rub on the chain link kennel but i think they do that only when they want attention lol
     
  4. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the other two girls are completly fine as well .... ?
     
  5. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    You could try shaving her.
     

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