Goats/cmpk

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Question
I would like to know where to get some.  I live in south florida

Answer
You are talking about the gel CMPK to prevent hypocalcemia?  For prevention of hypocalcemia I advise not feeding alfalfa (has high calcium) or other supplements with high calcium within 4 to 6 weeks of kidding - the high calcium intake does not allow the goat's system to store calcium and when kidding occurs or even just before, the needed calcium is taken abruptly from the doe's system and she gets hypocalcemia.  Without outside calcium being taken in the doe's system appropriately makes and stores the calcium she needs.  

With all that said, CMPK is usually available online at many goat and farm sites.  Hope that helps.  Donna

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Donna Ruelas-Semasko/Edelweiss Acres

Expertise

All goat health care, nutrition, judging questions about all goats - packgoats, dairy goats, pygmy goats, meat goats, fleece goats.

Experience

27 years health care/nutrition of all types of goats, 17 years experience in packgoats, 20 years experience in 4H goat projects as leader, superintendent and judge. 20 years experience in putting on goat care/nutrition seminars.

Organizations
NAPgA, The Evergreen Packgoat Club, 4H, ADGA.

Publications
Hobby Farm, many newspapers, 4H newsletters, Packgoat Manuals (youth and general), judging information pamphlets, seminar handouts about health care and nutrition.

Education/Credentials
4 years of college, ongoing education in goats.

Awards and Honors
Small Farm Award of Thurston County

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