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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. WeizenfelderGal

    Small Farm "DO I NEED Scrapie Tags?" (New Member)

    Hi, I am new here and fairly new to Goats and Sheep too! I just added two of my 1st Sheep. The lady handed me these two metal things. Said they were Scrapie tags? What even is that! Do I need them If I don't plan to eat my sheep? I now have 9 goats and 2 Sheep. Most are just pets, do I...
  4. R

    Rejected Newborn

    Experienced momma NDG had triplets last night. One was small, weak hind legs and unable to stand. It was 16 degrees last night, so I brought the baby inside our house. I warmed up the baby, gave it a colostrum bottle and we actually fell asleep together. Gave it Selenium/ Vit E gel this am...
  5. Emily Schaefer

    Injured wild baby bunny

    My cat was caught with a wild bunny. It's a baby, but alert, eyes open, ears up. The skin was ripped away from the back of its leg, I can see the muscles underneath. I am not sure if it is eating/drinking or not. I gave it pellets and mixed hay that I have for my rabbits, along with some clovers...
  6. L

    Chick Dead of Mysterious Causes

    Hi, I'm new to this website, but my female blue silkie chick, just barely two days old, passed away today at approx. 12:00 am. :( I do not know what caused this. I got her with 9 other chicks from My Pet Chicken, all different breeds, all female, except for a buff silkie male. At first, I...
  7. Kaye

    5 month old baby in liver failure

    Kayden needs our prayers. He needs a miracle and his mother needs support.... https://www.gofundme.com/29fhyjt3 He's on ventilators and sedated for pain. They have no clue about the origin of this problem or why it has gotten so bad so fast. Last month he went to the doc with severe flu-like...
  8. P

    Getting baby chicks this spring? I have many tips for you

    Okay, I do know this is a little early but some hatcherys start at the end of January. So, I figured I would start this thread for those of you getting chicks to answer your questions, post tips about later when they move to a coop, and for you to post pictures. It would help if you posted the...
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