Drawing Blood – Photo Tutorial

The blood is to be drawn from the jugular vein, located on the left side of the throat. If you place your hand near the bottom of the neck and press, you should see the vein pop up. First I will show a picture of the neck (already shaved) without the vein showing. … click here to continue reading Drawing Blood – Photo Tutorial

How to Draw Blood – Instructions

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We needed to draw blood to test our does for CAE. I have never drawn blood but had studied one webpage with photos and read about how to do it, plus asked for advice from goat email lists … click here to continue reading How to Draw Blood – Instructions

Polioencephalomalacia – Our Experience

Goat Polio DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DOCUMENTATION IS NOT MEANT AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONTACTING YOUR VETERINARIAN. THE SOLE PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT IS TO SHARE OUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH POLIOENCEPHALOMALACIA/THIAMINE DEFICIENCY/PEM/GOAT POLIO, WHAT WE DID FOR OUR DOE AND HOW HER RECOVERY PROGRESSED. COPYRIGHT U-SAY RANCH.

Brooklyn, 18 month old dry yearling Nubian … click here to continue reading Polioencephalomalacia – Our Experience

Brooke’s 2nd Kidding – 2006

DOB: 5/2/02 Age: 3 years, 11 months 2nd Freshening: Gestation 152 days; triplet doelings Previous Freshenings: 1st Freshening 135 days gestation; 2 bucklings, 1 doeling all stillborn; headbutting to side brought on premature labor

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Brooklyn’s 1st Kids 2004

DOB: 5/2/02 Age: 2 years, 4 months First Freshener

June 14. Eight days ago, Brooklyn became a first freshener.

Unfortunately, Brooklyn sustained a headbutt to the stomach on day 135 which threw her body into labor — she was carrying triplets, two black bucklings and one black doeling. Our Nigerian Dwarf buck, Pepper was the … click here to continue reading Brooklyn’s 1st Kids 2004