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Re: GARY !!!! we need a Terminology, page!!!!!

Posted by Vicki McGaugh on March 23, 2001 at 12:26:55:

In Reply to: Terminology posted by SeaJ on March 22, 2001 at 21:03:54:

Here is some while you wait :)
Doe-girl goat.....Buck-boy goat......Wether-castrated male......Freshen-to come into milk......orifice-the hole in the end of a teat......subq-under the skin shot......IM-in the muscle shot......doeling-baby girl goat......buckling-baby male goat......3CC and 3ML are the same thing in shots......Mastitis-infection of the udder......CL-an abscess disease of goats that is highly contagious....CAE-a goat virus alot like AIDS in humans......Johnes-a wasting disease of ruminants, contagious in their poop......placenta-the big membrane that the doe expells after kidding....lochia-the dark blood discharge a doe has for several weeks after kidding......kidding-having babies........colostrum-the first milk full of antibodies for the kids......cocci-coccidiosis which is an oxycyt that destroys the lining of the small intestine, causing diarrhea and death...scours-diarrhea usually only associated with incorrect milk feeding......enterotoxemia-actually it is miss named over eaters, it is a toxin in all healthy goats, that multiplies with a stresser to cause stomach cramps and death.....manure-poop-nanny berries :) Vicki


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