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We just lost our beautiful Nubian milk goat named Scarlet

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bargain, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    We are so sad. Our beautiful Scarlett just died of milk fever. She had quadruplets...But she was only 2 years old. APparently they just literally took the life blood and energy from her body... We worked with no sleep with her ever since Sunday, trying medicines, homeopathy, exercise, probiotics, everything.

    She was the most lively and loving of all our goats. She would rub up all against me everytime she saw me and "talked" all the time.

    We have other goats, but she will always be special to me.

    Please pray for the other goats as well as Scarlett's little baby boys, that we are bottle feeding. Thanks.
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    I am so sorry. That is just awful. I'll be praying that the babies do great.
  3. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

    Dec 31, 2008
    Pueblo Area

    So sorry to hear you lost your beloved.
    Quadruplets is a lot of babies! Hopefully one of them will have it's mother's spirit and provide you with years more of love and affection.
  4. bheila

    bheila Songster

    Feb 8, 2008
    Kent, Wa
    I'm so sorry for your loss [​IMG]
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    I am so sorry I love goats and hope to have a small herd one day I am so sorry for you loss she sounded beautiful glad you have her boys to carry on in her memory.

  6. katiek

    katiek Songster

    Nov 4, 2008
    Wildwood, GA
    I'm so sorry for your loss! [​IMG]

    It sounds like you're mommy now! These goats will become healthy strong goats that LOVE you! I know it.

    Hang in there!!! We're rooting for you and all four babies! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. clhbubba

    clhbubba Songster

    Nov 9, 2008
    Central Oklahoma
    I'm so sorry for your loss.[​IMG] We have goats and love them very much. They are very loving, affectionate. Good luck with the babies! Taking care of them should help you through this very sad time.
  8. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    [​IMG] I'm so sorry for your loss. How sad.
  9. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

    Aug 27, 2007
    at the zoo usually
    I'm so sorry for your loss. [​IMG] I can tell you really loved Scarlet, and took good care of her. Just for the future, an animal with milk fever needs intravenous calcium to cure her. I hope you don't have to deal with it again. Are you going to bottle feed the babies? Again, I am so sorry for you. [​IMG]
  10. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    [​IMG] So sorry [​IMG]

    How is the bottle feeding going?

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