Below is a table containing diseases, conditions, symptoms, causes, and possible treatments. Information contained on this page should not be used soley to diagnose or treat a condition without consulting a professional.
*Note: All diseases have an incubation period. This is the period from when the goat has been infected until the time symptoms arise. Incubation periods can be from a few weeks to a few years depending on the disease. It is best to quarantine any new animals or animals returning home from a show away from the rest of the herd to prevent possible transmition of illnesses or diseases. Blood tests should be done whenever possible to check for illnesses with long term incubation periods.
*****Always carry Epinephrine when giving any type of medication to treat anaphylactic shock should it occur.
*****When using an oral drench, allow time for the goat to swallow the medication. Only give a few cc's at a time and then allow them to swallow to insure that the fluid does not enter the lungs.