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trying

  • Joined Feb 2012
  • Lincs Notts border
How soon to worm after kidding
« on: March 22, 2012, 08:53:05 pm »
Hi, our goats were wormed 5 months ago as they went in with the billy, how soon after kidding can I worm and when should I worm the kidds?
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fifixx

  • Joined Mar 2010
  • Shillingstone, Dorset
    • Bere Marsh Farm
Re: How soon to worm after kidding
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 10:53:38 am »
Take some poo to the vet for fecal egg counts - then you will know if it is necessary

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: How soon to worm after kidding
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 09:13:04 pm »
Kids need worming only once they have been on grass outside for a while, depending on how bad your fields are.

 

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