Goats/teet

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Question
nanny had twins one teet is stopped up should I try and milk it what atibiotics are there

Answer
The plug in the teat may not have come out. Try pulling it out by placing your first finger on one side of the teat and your thumb on the other side gently pull at the top of the teat. The plug is very small and granular.
If that doesn't work try and milk it out. Colustrum will be what comes out for a few days. If at yellow and thick that's normal for the first week.
There are several mastitis treatment methods that you can order online and some feed stores carry. A fast acting pinicillin  will work also

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I can answer anything relating to goat health. From medications, dosages, what medication you can give to pregnant does, what meds you can give for Urinary Calculi, I can help with birthing complications, preparations,and after the birthing. Goat diet, such as percent protein needed for different age groups. foraging questions, best hay for them and different types of hay. hoof trimming, milking and basic dairying. bottle raising kids, disbudding kids, wethering males. the only questions I can not answer are the ones about serious injury as i am not a vet, nor am I able to asses the situation with out seeing the animals.

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I have raised dairy and meat goats for most of my life. Degree in biology and dairy sciences. I have birthed hundreds of goats, milked goats for ages, made products from the milk. disbudded several kids of all sizes.

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American Dairy Goats Association, American goat Society, Nigerian Dwarf goats Association Georgia Boer Goat Association

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Degree in Biology, Minor in Diary science

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Superior genetics (goats)

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