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This month, we're going to cover a few basics which might help us to recognize an impending health problem in one of our beloved goats. As old Ben used to say - "A stitch in time saves nine." Or in our case, a timely observation might save a life. So lets make an observation checklist:

If you spy some of these symptoms, you may be able to treat the animal and cure the problem before it reaches "critical mass". On the other hand, you might wish to consult your veterinarian. He/she might be able to pinpoint the problem and give you some treatment options you had failed to consider. In any case, the importance of knowing your animals and of keen observation cannot be overemphasized. You must be able to really "see" your charges. You must be able to recognize behavior that is not normal for that particular animal. If you can do this, you'll save yourself some fat vet bills and your animals some major grief.


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