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    Lamb showing signs of severe discomfort...

    Ok, so this morning out of the blue we have a 7 weeks old part bottle part dam raised wethered lamb showing signs of severe discomfort. Lays down a lot, seems a bit bloated, doesn't move around a whole lot, stays by himself, color is perfect, breathing a bit odd, but it is super hot today, eats...
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    To vaccinate or not?

    Hey ya'll. I’m going to research this but wanted to make a quick stop here and get your opinion. We have vaccinated for CD&T since 2013 when we lost a 8 weeks old kid. Vet did necropsy and said it could’ve been that. I highly doubt that now, but back then we didn’t know. Anyway, we met our...
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    D and L Meadows 2020 kidding and lambing thread

    Hey folks! I know it's a bit early to start the kidding thread, but I'm super excited, and after all, it is only three weeks and five days away before we have kids on the ground. The numbers currently are 31 Nigerians, 3 Mini-Nubians, and 8 Finnsheep due from March to June. We plan to have...
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    Help! Rabbit with possible ear infection

    My four month old Holland Lop doe seems to have inner ear infection. Head tilted, ear up, some balance issues. Vet put her on Baytril, 2x per day orally for a week. It doesn't seem to have done much. And of course, it has to be my special tort vm doe with blue eyes.... I had another doe do this...
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    Battling Staph

    Every year around this time when its cold and wet, we battle staph in our milking herd of goats. Nothing serious, just randomly comes and goes. We bed deep with straw and keep it as dry as possible. We've tried a disinfectant in the wash water, individual paper towels to wash, and nu-stock...
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    Hey everyone! Introduction here from D and L Meadows!

    Hello! We are a Grade A goat dairy in southwestern Ohio. We raise quality Nigerian Dwarf and Mini Nubian goats. We also have a small flock of registered Finn sheep and hope to start milking them in Spring of 2020. I am glad to be a member of BYH and look forward to being a part of the...
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