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So today I decided to research and make sure our goats were properly disbudded and banded. After looking at a few things I saw that ours were not as most people’s looked. From what I saw most were brown and copper but ours are a deep purple. The dsibudding was done about two weeks ago but the first picture was only 2-4 days after. What does this mean? Was it done properly?
 

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It looks like they sprayed it with something
What does it look like now ?
Do you see any signs of infection?
Do they act like they are sick?
Do they have a temperature?
If done w weeks ago it is probably fine

It looks browner today, still a hint of purple. Dilbert is now on a probiotic and a type of elctrolytes so he seemed a bit out of it today. Cooper seems very well though so I don’t think any of these symptoms are due to the disbudding spots.
 

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Did you say they were already banded?? They look way too young for that.
 

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Yes, it looks like Blukote. It's a wound spray. I prefer Alumashield but some people prefer Blukote. Their disbudding looks pretty normal.

If they are banded, yes, it's much sooner than suggested. I try to wait until 10-12 weeks and won't band a day before 9 even if it means I have to separate from dam and the girls. If they are banded already make sure to research feeding wethers and watch their Ca:ph rations as they will be more prone to Urinary Calculi.
 

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