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Goat stomping feet and twitching legs

Discussion in 'Behaviors & Handling Techniques - Goats' started by Pepperjack'smom, Mar 9, 2019.

  1. Mar 9, 2019
    Pepperjack'smom

    Pepperjack'smom Overrun with beasties

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    My fixed, Male goat has started stomping his feet, twitching his legs, and lifting his legs like he's stepping on hot coals. Ideas? Is he playing? I wouldn't think it's hormonal since he was fixed several months ago.
     
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  2. Mar 9, 2019
    B&B Happy goats

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    How was he fixed ? Banded, surgical by vet ? How old is he ?
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    CntryBoy777

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    Ours would do that when they had fahr ants on their hooves and legs.....:)
     
  5. Mar 10, 2019
    Pepperjack'smom

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    Welp, got it figured out...lice!!!
     
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    Just found lice. Ugh.
     
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    Lice...ugh
     
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    B&B Happy goats

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    Lice happens, glad its nonthing worse :tongue:barnie :hugs