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  1. Rosetta

    3 Goats limping in the same foot?

    Hey! I have 3 goats all limping in the left rea foot. One is a full Oberhalsi, 6 years old. The other is a full Nubian, 2 1/2 years old, and the last is a full Alpine, 2 yrs old. (Although we believe her foot is broken). We checked for hoof rot, and broken bones, but the Oberhalsi and the Nubian...
  2. Rosetta

    Pregnancy problems

    I have a 2 1/2 year old nubian doe, FF. We bought her early May, and she was bred sometime in late January/early Febuary when the bucks broke into the pen (While the owner was on vacation and the goat-sitter didn't remove them). 2 days ago, she stopped eating entirely. Yesterday we found her...
  3. Rosetta


    I just got an Oberhalsi doe, about 6 years old. She was kept in a shelter with 3 females and 3 wethers. I looked at her, and thought she looked pregnant. She has already kidded once, but that was a few years back. I'm thinking about doing a pregnancy test, but I wanted to know what you guys...
  4. Rosetta

    Soured or Spoiled Milk? And help finding a milking forum????

    I didn't really know where else to ask this, but I've been on Google for about 40 minutes, and cannot find anything on wether or not this is spoiled or just soured. I've read on many different websites that sometimes it is just buttermilk, and sometimes it's just sour cream sitting on whey...
  5. Rosetta

    Anemic bottle goat?

    My 3 week old bottle baby Nubian buck has a very low Famacha. 4-5 ShouldI use safeguard? Also, we previously had anemic goats, and they also had this color Famacha. Could he be anemic? And can I put Probios in his milk? That's how we cured anemia last time, along with some B-12. Is it even...
  6. Rosetta


    I just purchased a purebred Nubian buckling, about 4 1/2 weeks old. I have a milking doe, giving about 2 quarts a day, and I figured I could just feed him some of that, but I'm already bottle feeding a 2 week old buckling. I've been considering weaning him? How would I do that? Even if I decide...
  7. Rosetta

    Aggressive hens?

    I have 10 laying hens, 3 Rhodeislands, 4 black sex links (stars), and 3 deleware orphingtons. In the past 2-3 weeks, one of my Rhode islands pecked my little 3 yearold sister in the eye, with no reason. She wasn't being rough or aggravating, she just sat on the ground and without warning she...
  8. Rosetta

    Goats ear bleeding. Predator?

    I posted a couple weeks ago about my Nigerian Dwarf x Pygmy goat, Mario. His ear kept bleeding, and it was supposed his twin brother being housed with him, bit Mario on accident. Now there's a big dent on the tip of his ear and blood on the same side of his face. Could this be a small predator...
  9. Rosetta

    Ears bleeding?

    My goat, Mario, is a Nigerian Dwarf and Fainting Goat crossed buck. He is about 6-7 months old, and is housed with his twin brother, Vinnie. I recently noticed that the tops of his ears are bleeding. What is it? How can I help it?
  10. Rosetta

    Update on Rosie

    After admitting her to the hospital for the weekend due to a case of acidosis, (she can't breathe out enough carbon dioxide) we went to see her today, and she had to be put down. Her temperature dropped and her body was shutting down. There weregas bubbles in her abdomen and fluid outside her...
  11. Rosetta

    Update on Rosie

    My Nubian boar doe is about 3 weeks old and her name is Rosie. We recently took Rosie to the vet, because she was coughing and her nose was runny. When we got there, she was diagnosed with a severe case of bronchitic pneumonia, due to fluids in the lungs. I started blaming myself for not bottle...
  12. Rosetta

    Help! My doe rejected her babies! Alive or not? *****GRAPHIC IMAGES*****

    Help! We just went outside and found these two baby bunnies lying on the floor in her cage. We didn't even know she was pregnant! How do I find out if they're alive or not? How am I supposed to take care of them ifthey are alive? Help!
  13. Rosetta

    Pregnant or fat?

    My 1 1/2 year old pygmy/Nigerian dwarf nanny. We think she's pregnant but we're not sure. If she is, she'd be due in March. We wouldn't want to go outside one day and find dead baby goat(s) because we weren't sure whether or not she was preggo. Her stomach is tight, and hard. But her udders...
  14. Rosetta

    Goat falling asleepwhen bottle feeding!!!

    Help! My baby goat keeps falling asleep when I go to feed her. Then the bottle leaks everywhere and I don't know if shes eating anything at all. Or just making a mess. Tips?
  15. Rosetta

    Trouble bottle feeding

    I have a new baby goat, she's a board/Nubian cross, and she's about two weeks old. (Her name's Rosetta) I tried bottle feeding her for the first time, (I know it doesn't always work the first the first time) and she would only take it from the side of her mouth. She wouldn't suck it, just chew...